15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Cardiff
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
Huntington Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  16​h
Cardiff

4
days
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 inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and La Brea Tar Pits & Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Getty Center The Publications and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Cabrillo Beach, steep yourself in history at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach.

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Cardiff, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Cardiff to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cardiff in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are much hotter, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Huntington Beach.

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Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

2
days
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier and then kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Crystal Cove and then enjoy the sand and surf at Huntington Dog Beach.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to Huntington Beach in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

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Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier, Crystal Cove
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Huntington Dog Beach ©
Huntington Dog Beach
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

3
days
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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Children's Pool and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through San Diego Zoo.

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Drive from Huntington Beach to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in San Diego are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Wharf and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Montara State Beach (in Montara) and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

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Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Francisco, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Side Trips

Montara State Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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