24 days in California, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

24 days in California, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

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24 days in California, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  20​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Camarillo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Redondo Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
8
Newport Beach
— Few hours
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
San Bernardino
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
12
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
13
Chicago
— 1 day
Fly:  18​h
End: Curitiba

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Baker Beach, Ghirardelli Square, Lombard Street, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Wharf and The Embarcadero. There's more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary app .

Curitiba, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Curitiba to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Curitiba in April, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monterey Bay Aquarium as well as Del Monte Shopping Center. On the 27th (Sat), meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then stop by Del Monte Shopping Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Monterey vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Monterey sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping
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Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Del Monte Shopping Center ©
Del Monte Shopping Center

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Stearns Wharf has been added to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara road trip planning app .

You can drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Monterey in April, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Camarillo.
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Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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Camarillo

Camarillo ©
Camarillo is a city in Ventura County in the U.S. Camarillo Premium Outlets has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Camarillo Premium Outlets and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Camarillo vacation maker website .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Camarillo in an hour. April in Camarillo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Camarillo

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park as well as Downtown Disney. On the 29th (Mon), discover the magic at Downtown Disney. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim online attractions planner .

Getting from Camarillo to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Camarillo in April, Anaheim is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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.
You've added Rodeo Drive, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Universal Studios Hollywood, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Griffith Observatory and Petersen Automotive Museum. Head to The Grove and LA Farmers' Marketfor some retail therapy. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, find something for the whole family at Pacific Park, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

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Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Redondo Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, Pacific Park
Find places to stay May 2 — 7:
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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hours
Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach is one of the many Beach Cities located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Redondo Beach trip itinerary maker tool .

Redondo Beach is very close to Los Angeles. In May in Redondo Beach, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will leave for Newport Beach on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Redondo Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours
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hours
Newport Beach

Newport Beach ©
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Newport Beach travel planner .

You can drive from Redondo Beach to Newport Beach in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Newport Beach are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.
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Newport Beach Pier ©
Newport Beach Pier

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner .

Drive from Newport Beach to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in San Diego sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to San Bernardino.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Fun & Games Shopping
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Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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hours
San Bernardino

San Bernardino ©
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Bernardino journey planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to San Bernardino takes 2 hours. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for a bit warmer days in San Bernardino, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Museums
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Original McDonald's Site and Museum ©

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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.
The Joint at Hard Rock has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Show Mall, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at The Joint at Hard Rock.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip site .

Getting from San Bernardino to Las Vegas by car takes about 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Bernardino in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Shopping Museums
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Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon West as well as Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip tool .

On the 14th (Tue), you're off toChicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

Side Trip

Grand Canyon West
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, then pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chicago day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Chicago to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Cloud Gate ©
Cloud Gate

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