17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Huntington Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
Newport Beach
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  7​h 45​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  10​h 15​min
6
Laguna Beach
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Milan

5
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.
Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Bart's Booksfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Carpinteria State Beach and Ojai Meadows Preserve. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Malibu (The Getty Villa & El Matador State Beach), Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains & Montana Avenue) and Ventura (Ventura Harbor Village & Ventura Pier and Promenade). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stop by Hollywood & Highland, and take an in-depth tour of La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planning site .

Milan, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Ventura, Carpinteria, Ojai
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Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

1
night
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take a stroll through Downtown Huntington Beach, kick back and relax at Huntington Dog Beach, then don't miss a visit to Huntington Beach Pier, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Bella Terra.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Huntington Beach trip builder website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Huntington Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Newport Beach.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Huntington Dog Beach ©
Huntington Dog Beach
Bella Terra ©
Bella Terra
Huntington Beach Pier ©
Huntington Beach Pier

2
nights
Newport Beach

Newport Beach ©
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, see the interesting displays at Planes of Fame Air Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sherman Library & Gardens, and finally take in the waterfront at Newport Beach Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Roger's Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Newport Beach tour site .

Newport Beach is very close to Huntington Beach. August in Newport Beach sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Newport Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Planes of Fame Air Museum, BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
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Sherman Library & Gardens ©
Sherman Library & Gardens
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

2
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 16th (Thu): take a stroll through Haight-Ashbury, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, then stop by Boudin at the Wharf, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, admire the natural beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Newport Beach to San Francisco in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newport Beach in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
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Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Asian Art Museum ©
Asian Art Museum

few
hours
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Plan my Death Valley National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 24°C. You will leave for Laguna Beach on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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4
nights
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Get some historical perspective at Oceanside Pier and Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wiens Family Cellars - Winery and Leoness Cellars. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Laguna Beach: La Jolla (La Jolla Cove, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, & more) and Museum of Making Music (in Carlsbad). There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Marine Mammal Center.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Laguna Beach day trip planning site .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Laguna Beach by combination of bus and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, expect nights in Laguna Beach to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are colder, around 31°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

La Jolla, Carlsbad, Temecula, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Oceanside Pier
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

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