15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  5 h
1
Culver City
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
2
Manhattan Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Ventura
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Yermo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Coronado
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Seattle

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Culver City

Culver City ©
Culver City is a city in Los Angeles County, California. On the 6th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Culver City itinerary planner.

Seattle to Culver City is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in November, with highs in Culver City at 72°F and lows at 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Manhattan Beach.

Things to do in Culver City

Historic Sites
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Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery ©
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

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Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, United States, on the Pacific coast south of El Segundo, and north of Hermosa Beach. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Manhattan Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Manhattan Beach Pier, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Redondo Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, and then steep yourself in history at Bruce's Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Manhattan Beach online holiday maker.

Manhattan Beach is very close to Culver City. In November, daytime highs in Manhattan Beach are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Manhattan Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Redondo Beach
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Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Bruce's Beach ©
Bruce's Beach

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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 9th (Sat), grab your bike and head to 26-Mile Bike Path, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Avenue. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbon Beach, then kick back and relax at El Matador State Beach, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santa Monica Mountains, and finally contemplate the long history of Shotgun House.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manhattan Beach to Santa Monica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ventura.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Malibu
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

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Ventura

Ventura ©
Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. Visit Meditation Mount and State Street Underpass for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carpinteria State Beach and Old Mission Santa Ines. Venture out of the city with trips to Fess Parker (in Los Olivos) and Cabrillo Bike Path (in Santa Barbara). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Buenaventura, take an in-depth tour of Dudley House Historical Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path, and do a tasting at Summerland Winery.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ventura itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Santa Monica to Ventura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Ventura

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Santa Barbara, Fess Parker, Summerland Winery, Carpinteria State Beach, Meditation Mount
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Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path ©
Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path
Old Mission Santa Ines ©
Old Mission Santa Ines
Fess Parker ©
Fess Parker

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Newport Beach and Crystal Cove. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and Montanez Adobe. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at The Broad, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Ventura to Los Angeles takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in November, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yermo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Crystal Cove, Montanez Adobe
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach

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Yermo

Yermo ©
Yermo is a town in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, California. On the 17th (Sun), examine the collection at The California Route 66 Museum, then see the interesting displays at Route 66 Mother Road Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Calico Early Man Site. Keep things going the next day: trek along Mojave Trail, look for gifts at Eddie World, and then see a world frozen in time at Calico Ghost Town.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yermo visit planning site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yermo in 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get slightly colder in Yermo: highs are around 70°F and lows about 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Coronado.

Things to do in Yermo

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trips

The California Route 66 Museum, Mojave Trail, Route 66 Mother Road Museum
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Calico Early Man Site ©
Calico Early Man Site
The California Route 66 Museum ©
The California Route 66 Museum
Calico Ghost Town ©
Calico Ghost Town

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Coronado

Coronado ©
Coronado is a resort city located in San Diego County, California, across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach, then kick back and relax at Coronado Dog Beach, then get lost in a book at Coronado Public Library, and finally stroll around Star Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Imperial Beach Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Strand State Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Coronado trip maker.

Traveling by car from Yermo to Coronado takes 3 hours. Traveling from Yermo in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Coronado, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coronado

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Imperial Beach Pier
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Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Sacred Heart Catholic Church ©
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Imperial Beach Pier ©
Imperial Beach Pier

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