8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Santa Monica
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Monterey
— Few hours
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Half Moon Bay
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 21st (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Hermosa Beach Pier and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manhattan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and finally look for gifts at Bergamot Station.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Santa Monica online trip planner.

Dallas to Santa Monica is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Santa Monica is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect Santa Monica to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to San Carlos Cathedral and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Monterey tour itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Santa Monica to Monterey takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Monterey is little chillier than Santa Monica - with highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Half Moon Bay.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

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Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay is a coastal city in San Mateo County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay State Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Half Moon Bay road trip site.

You can drive from Monterey to Half Moon Bay in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Monterey in June, expect nights in Half Moon Bay to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are little chillier, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Half Moon Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, stop by The Embarcadero, wander the streets of Union Square, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planner.

Drive from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Half Moon Bay in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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