35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  45​min
1
The Colony
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + bus:  7​h 30​min
5
Sacramento
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Oakland
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Monterey
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
West Hollywood
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
11
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
12
Anaheim
— 1 night
13
San Diego
— 5 nights
End: Dallas


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1
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The Colony

The Colony ©
The Colony is a city in Denton County, Texas, United States, and a suburb of Dallas. To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the The Colony online attractions planner .

Dallas to The Colony is an approximately 1-hour car ride. May in The Colony sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in The Colony

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Grapevine, Top O'Hill Terrace, iFLY Dallas
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
iFLY Dallas ©
iFLY Dallas

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, then get engrossed in the history at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, learn more about the world around you at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and finally admire the striking features of Spaceship House.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Albuquerque trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from The Colony to Albuquerque. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from The Colony to Albuquerque. Traveling from The Colony in May, expect Albuquerque to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Albuquerque in June, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 103°F and lows about 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Yosemite Valley Chapel. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 79°F and lows about 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 10th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of California State Capitol Museum, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum, and finally examine the collection at Old Sacramento. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to American River Bicycle Trail, see the interesting displays at California Automobile Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sacramento tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sacramento by combination of taxi and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June; daily highs in Sacramento reach 91°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Oakland.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Parks Trails
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California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum

1
night
Oakland

Oakland ©
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. On the 12th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oakland Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Oakland Museum of California. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, then do a tasting at Gloria Ferrer Champagne Caves, and then do a tasting at Domaine Carneros.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oakland online holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Sacramento to Oakland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sacramento in June: highs in Oakland hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a bus to San Francisco.

Things to do in Oakland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Gloria Ferrer Champagne Caves, Domaine Carneros, Muir Woods National Monument
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Domaine Carneros ©
Domaine Carneros
Oakland Museum of California ©
Oakland Museum of California

4
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sonoma Coast State Beach and Ocean Beach. Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Bodega Dunes in Bodega, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

San Francisco is just a short distance from Oakland. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Bodega Dunes
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a memorable drive along West Cliff Drive, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Cruz Wharf, then get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and finally go for a walk through Shark Fin Cove. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Mystery Spot, then examine the collection at Canepa Motorsports Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz online trip maker .

Drive from San Francisco to Santa Cruz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Santa Cruz, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Shark Fin Cove, Canepa Motorsports Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Canepa Motorsports Museum ©
Canepa Motorsports Museum

1
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 20th (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Monterey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Monterey

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 20:
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Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

2
nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 21st (Sun), get in on the family fun at Six Flags Magic Mountain. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, kick back and relax at Zuma Beach, and then take a stroll through Robertson Boulevard.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our West Hollywood online tour planner .

You can fly from Monterey to West Hollywood in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in West Hollywood when traveling from Monterey in June, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a subway to Los Angeles.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Zuma Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Travel Town. Pack the 24th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app .

Los Angeles is very close to West Hollywood. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from West Hollywood in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 62°F. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 26th (Fri), discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! and then kick back and relax at Newport Beach. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Crystal Cove, examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Victoria Beach.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim online attractions planner .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Mission San Juan Capistrano
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:
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Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach

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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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planning tool .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in June, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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