31 days in Southern California & Dothan Itinerary

31 days in Southern California & Dothan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary maker

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San Diego
— 5 nights
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San Bernardino
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 6 nights
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— 9 nights
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San Diego

— 5 nights

America's Finest City

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip app.

Valparaiso to San Diego is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Valparaiso in May: highs in San Diego hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to San Bernardino.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay May 2 — 7:

San Bernardino

— 2 nights
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). On the 8th (Sat), stroll around Ryan Bonaminio Park, immerse yourself in nature at California Citrus State Historic Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside National Cemetery, and finally walk around Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at March Field Air Museum, take an in-depth tour of Heritage House, and then take a memorable drive along Rim of the World Highway.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read San Bernardino day trip planning tool.

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 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

— 7 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning site.

Getting from San Bernardino to Los Angeles by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from San Bernardino in May, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (75°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay May 9 — 16:

Santa Barbara

— 6 nights

The American Riviera

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.
Santa Barbara is known for wineries, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, make a trip to Chaucer's Bookstore, explore the world behind art at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and do sightseeing your way with Santa Barbara Sportfishing Charter.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Santa Barbara. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dothan.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 16 — 22:

Dothan

— 9 nights
Dothan is a city in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Alabama, situated approximately west of the Georgia state line and north of Florida. Get out of town with these interesting Dothan side-trips: United States Army Aviation Museum (in Fort Rucker), Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm (in Plains) and Columbus (National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, Columbus Riverwalk, &more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at South Wind Sailing, contemplate the waterfront views at Ed Lisenby Lake, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Folklore Brewing & Meadery, and take an in-depth tour of Goodwood Museum and Gardens.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dothan trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santa Barbara to Dothan. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Santa Barbara to Dothan. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Barbara in May, with highs in Dothan at 85°F and lows at 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dothan

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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