21 days in United States & Lisbon Itinerary

21 days in United States & Lisbon Itinerary

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Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
San Francisco, United States
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Carmel, United States
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
San Luis Obispo, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Malibu, United States
— 1 day
Drive:  45 min
5
Santa Monica, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
6
Los Angeles, United States
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 15 min
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Dublin, Ireland

9
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Bring the kids along to Alcatraz Island and Safari West. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Bodega Dunes (in Bodega), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, wander the streets of Union Square, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Petaluma Seed Bank, Safari West, Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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hours
Carmel, United States

Carmel ©
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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos and then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel road trip site.

Getting from San Francisco to Carmel by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

1
night
San Luis Obispo, United States

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Luis Obispo online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Luis Obispo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Carmel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Luis Obispo, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. You'll set off for Malibu on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Parks
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1
day
Malibu, United States

Malibu
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Malibu trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from San Luis Obispo to Malibu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in July, Malibu is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. You will leave for Santa Monica on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Outdoors Nature
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night
Santa Monica, United States

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Monica online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Malibu to Santa Monica in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Santa Monica, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

7
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Head to Two Rodeo Drive and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Downtown Disney, &more), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Santa Monica (Annenberg Community Beach House, Santa Monica Mountains, &more). There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, explore the stunning scenery at Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker site.

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Santa Monica. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Monica in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

1
night
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco
To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 17°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wineries Tours
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hours
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 4th (Tue), make a trip to Belém Tower and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lisbon fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from San Francisco to Lisbon in 15.5 hours. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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