14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Cambria
— 1 night
2
Morro Bay
— 1 night
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
4
Pasadena
— 3 nights
5
Newport Beach
— 2 nights
6
Dana Point
— 1 night
7
Carlsbad
— 1 night
8
San Diego
— 3 nights

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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). Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): do a tasting at Moonstone Cellars, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, and then take a memorable drive along Moonstone Beach Dr.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cambria trip planner.

San Francisco to Cambria is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Cambria, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Moonstone Beach Dr ©
Moonstone Beach Dr
Cambria Nursery and Florist ©
Cambria Nursery and Florist

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Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. On the 11th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at Morro Bay Estuary Nature Center and then stop by The Shell Shop.

Find out how to plan Morro Bay trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Morro Bay is just a stone's throw from Cambria. When traveling from Cambria in April, plan for slightly colder days in Morro Bay, with highs around °F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °F. You will leave for Santa Barbara on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Morro Bay

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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The Shell Shop ©
The Shell Shop

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market and then trek along Cabrillo Bike Path.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip maker site.

You can drive from Morro Bay to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will leave for Pasadena on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Shopping Trails
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Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market ©
Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market

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Pasadena

Pasadena ©
Known as the "City of Roses," Pasadena hosts the annual Rose Bowl parade and football game.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes City of Pasadena City Hall as well as The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Old Pasadena and Colorado Boulevard. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arlington Garden in Pasadena and Robinson Memorial.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pasadena online visit planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Pasadena in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Santa Barbara in April, things will get a bit cooler in Pasadena: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You'll set off for Newport Beach on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Pasadena

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
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Old Pasadena ©
Old Pasadena
City of Pasadena City Hall ©
City of Pasadena City Hall

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Newport Beach

Newport Beach ©
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Main Beach, Fashion Island and Balboa Island. On the 16th (Fri), browse the different shops at Fashion Island and then take a leisurely stroll along Main Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at The Wedge, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Little Corona Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Balboa Island.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Newport Beach attractions website.

Traveling by car from Pasadena to Newport Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pasadena in April: high temperatures in Newport Beach hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dana Point.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Main Beach
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The Wedge ©
The Wedge
Main Beach ©
Main Beach
Balboa Island ©
Balboa Island

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Dana Point

Dana Point
Dana Point is a city located in southern Orange County, California. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Baby Beach and then trek along Bluff Top Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Dana Point vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Newport Beach to Dana Point in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dana Point are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Dana Point

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND California. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California and then wander the streets of Carlsbad Village. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch and then identify plant and animal life at Batiquitos Lagoon.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dana Point to Carlsbad takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Carlsbad when traveling from Dana Point in April, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to San Diego.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch ©
The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
Carlsbad Village ©
Carlsbad Village
LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California

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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.
Balboa Park has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Shores Park and Pacific Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Coronado Beach and Windansea Beach. There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender and see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Carlsbad to San Diego in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Carlsbad in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in San Diego. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
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Windansea Beach ©
Windansea Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

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