15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego road trip website.

Manchester, UK to San Diego is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in October: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Griffith Observatory and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and kick back and relax at Original Muscle Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday maker tool.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stop by AiX, then enjoy the sand and surf at China Cove and Gibson Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): kick back and relax at Lovers Point, immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, then explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive, and finally take an in-depth tour of Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Monterey online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Monterey takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect Monterey to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Ansel Adams Gallery or Yosemite Museum Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, get great views at Valley View, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Getting from Monterey to Yosemite National Park by combination of taxi and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Monterey in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are much warmer (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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