7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Vancouver
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Joshua Tree National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Vancouver

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, within the Coachella Valley. To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Palm Springs online trip itinerary planner

Vancouver, Canada to Palm Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Vancouver in March, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Palm Springs: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

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Historic Sites Parks

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Sunnylands
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Sunnylands
Sunnylands

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park trip itinerary planner

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park takes 2 hours. March in Joshua Tree National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Historic Sites
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Keys Ranch ©
Keys Ranch

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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.
Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Grovefor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Getty Center The Publications and Santa Monica Pier. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Bergamot Station) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary tool

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in March, plan for little chillier days in Los Angeles, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Diego sightseeing planner

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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