13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  11 h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and then visit Chinatown.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cannery Row as well as Old Fisherman's Wharf. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Old Fisherman's Wharf and then get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row
Old Fisherman's Wharf ©
Old Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Redondo Beach as well as Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online day trip planner.

Getting from Monterey to Los Angeles by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Monterey in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Redondo Beach
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You've now added Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try your luck at Casino At The Venetian and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
You've now added Grand Canyon South Rim to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Flagstaff takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Flagstaff due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for slightly colder days in Flagstaff, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grand Canyon South Rim
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas planner.

Getting from Flagstaff to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Flagstaff, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bakersfield online route builder.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Bakersfield in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In October, daily temperatures in Bakersfield can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Nature Outdoors
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