45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
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Page
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive to Page, Fly to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Train to Williams, AR, Taxi to Seligman
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Seligman
— 1 day
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Oatman
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Jamestown
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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Big Sur
— 2 nights
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Cambria
— 3 nights
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Solvang
— 3 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 3 nights
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Ventura
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night

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Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Los Angeles. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 8th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). On the 9th (Sun), you're off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:
Highlights from your trip

Death Valley National Park

— 1 day

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally get great views at Dante's View.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Las Vegas in May since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): wander the streets of The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 11th (Tue), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then stroll through Horseshoe Bend, and finally explore the activities along Lake Powell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Page itinerary tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Page in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Page due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Page hover around 79°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

Monument Valley

— 2 nights
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Page to Monument Valley takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in May, with highs in Monument Valley at 74°F and lows at 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 68°F and lows about 33°F. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:

Seligman

— 1 day
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Return to the 50s and then look for gifts at Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Seligman holiday builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Seligman by combination of train and taxi takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seligman, with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oatman.

Things to do in Seligman

Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay May 15 — 16:

Oatman

— 1 night
Oatman is a town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): make a trip to Jelly-Bean, then see a world frozen in time at Oatman Ghost Town, and then don't miss a visit to Oatman Gift Shack.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Oatman trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Seligman to Oatman takes 2 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Seligman in May; daily highs in Oatman reach 92°F and lows reach 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Oatman

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 15 — 16:

San Diego

— 3 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: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

Make your San Diego itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Oatman to San Diego takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Oatman to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Oatman in May: highs in San Diego hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Beaches
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign). Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Explore Los Angeles further: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route builder app.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 24:

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 3 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 25th (Tue), hike along Moro Rock Trail, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls, admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zumwalt Meadow Trail, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, then explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and finally trek along Mariposa Grove. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and finally take some stellar pictures from Valley View.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (65°F), and nights are cooler (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jamestown.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:

Jamestown

— 2 nights
Jamestown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stop by Columbia Candy Kitchen and then immerse yourself in nature at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: go deep underground at Wood's Creek, then steep yourself in history at Columbia State Historic Park, and then do a tasting at Gianelli Vineyards.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jamestown online day trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Jamestown in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Jamestown: highs are around 76°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Jamestown

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Jamestown to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Jamestown in May, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:

Carmel

— 2 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Road Walkway, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Carmel Beach Boardwalk.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Carmel travel route builder tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:

Big Sur

— 2 nights

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, take in the views from Bixby Bridge, then snap pictures at Rocky Creek Bridge, and finally admire the majestic nature at Andrew Molera State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, hike along Partington Cove, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then take in the views from Big Creek Bridge, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hawthorne Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Big Sur trip itinerary site.

Getting from Carmel to Big Sur by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Big Sur can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:

Cambria

— 3 nights
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). Go for a jaunt from Cambria to San Simeon to see Hearst Castle about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas, immerse yourself in nature at Leffingwell Landing, walk around Shamel Park, and explore and take pictures at Moonstone Beach Dr.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cambria trip website.

You can drive from Big Sur to Cambria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Big Sur in June, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Cambria: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Solvang.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:

Solvang

— 3 nights
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Solvang is known for wineries, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Sunstone Winery, take a stroll around Visitor Center, stroll around Hans Christian Andersen Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nojoqui Falls Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Solvang trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Cambria to Solvang by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Cambria in June, expect nights in Solvang to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Solvang

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

Santa Barbara

— 3 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: contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Barbara County Courthouse, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and do a tasting at Jaffurs Wine Cellars.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Solvang to Santa Barbara by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Solvang in June: highs in Santa Barbara hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Ventura.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:

Ventura

— 3 nights
Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Buenaventura, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path, then see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and finally do a tasting at Herzog Wine Cellars. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Santa Monica Mountains, then indulge your taste buds at Malibu Wine Safaris, and then see some colorful creatures with Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ventura day trip tool.

Ventura is very close to Santa Barbara. In June, daily temperatures in Ventura can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Ventura

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, and then discover the magic at Downtown Disney District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): stroll around Will Rogers Memorial Park, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip tool.

You can drive from Ventura to Los Angeles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ventura in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 20:

United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

San Luis Obispo County travel guide

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The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.