25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Monterey
— 1 night
3
Cambria
— 1 night
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
6
Barstow
— 1 night
7
Kingman
— 1 night
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
9
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
10
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
11
Lone Pine
— 1 night
12
Fresno
— 1 night
13
San Francisco
— 1 night

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online vacation planner.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Luxembourg City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luxembourg City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay May 3 — 6:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 7th (Fri), take a leisurely stroll along Old Fisherman's Wharf, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Monterey travel planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row
Old Fisherman's Wharf ©
Old Fisherman's Wharf

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas, thenidentify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal, thencruise along Moonstone Beach Dr, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cambria planner.

You can drive from Monterey to Cambria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cambria, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

San Simeon
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:
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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach Dr ©
Moonstone Beach Dr

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, wander the streets of State Street Underpass, thendon't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara, and finally admire the majestic nature at Carpinteria State Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip planner.

You can drive from Cambria to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Cambria, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Carpinteria State Beach
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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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 now added Beverly Hills Tours to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica State Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get some cultural insight at Santa Monica Pier and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Annenberg Community Beach House, Santa Monica Mountains, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Barstow.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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Barstow

Barstow
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Barstow road trip website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Barstow in 2 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Barstow, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to Kingman.

Things to do in Barstow

Museums Theme Parks Parks
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Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Historic Route 66 Museum, admire the masterpieces at Mohave Museum of History and Arts, sample the fine beverages at Desert Diamond Distillery, thenexamine the collection at Kingman Army Air Field Museum, and finally see a world frozen in time at Chloride, Arizona.

Plan my Kingman trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Drive from Barstow to Kingman in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Barstow to Kingman is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Barstow in May; daily highs in Kingman reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chloride, Arizona
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum
Desert Diamond Distillery ©
Desert Diamond Distillery
Mohave Museum of History and Arts ©
Mohave Museum of History and Arts

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): hike along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, thenget great views at Lookout Studio, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kingman in May: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay May 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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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.
Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Veteran's Memorial Park) and Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave). And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Spring Mountains National Recreational Area.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Boulder City, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay May 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Visit Geologist's Cabin and Harmony Borax Works for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Eureka Mine and Charcoal Kilns. Go for a jaunt from Death Valley National Park to Death Valley Junction to see Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: get great views at Dante's View, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, explore and take pictures at Artists Dr, and play a few rounds at Furnace Creek Golf Course.

To plan Death Valley National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Las Vegas in May since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Lone Pine.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Geologist's Cabin ©
Geologist's Cabin

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Lone Pine

Lone Pine ©
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Meadow Trail, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Manzanar National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): stop by Gus's Fresh Jerky and then take in the awesome beauty at Alabama Hills.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lone Pine sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Lone Pine takes 2 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, Lone Pine is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fresno.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manzanar National Historic Site, Gus's Fresh Jerky
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Alabama Hills ©
Alabama Hills
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

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Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
On the 25th (Tue), brush up on your military savvy at Legion of Valor Museum, thenlearn about winemaking at Ficklin Vineyards, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St George Greek Orthodox Church, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Bravo Farms.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fresno trip maker site.

You can drive from Lone Pine to Fresno in 4.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lone Pine in May since evenings lows in Fresno dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fresno

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Ficklin Vineyards, Bravo Farms
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Bravo Farms ©
Bravo Farms
St George Greek Orthodox Church ©
St George Greek Orthodox Church
Ficklin Vineyards ©
Ficklin Vineyards

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): browse the different shops at Ghirardelli Square, wander the streets of Chinatown, and then stop by Red Blossom Tea Company.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Fresno to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fresno in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Ghirardelli Square ©
Ghirardelli Square
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Red Blossom Tea Company ©
Red Blossom Tea Company

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