21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sofia
Fly:  17​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Windsor
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
8
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
10
Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sofia

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Hollywood. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Sofia, Bulgaria to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sofia to Los Angeles is minus 10 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sofia in May since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coronado Beach, Coronado Island and SeaWorld San Diego. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Jolla Shores Park and Windansea Beach. Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo Safari Park and San Diego Zoo. Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away.

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Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Coronado, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

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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.
On the 27th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Carpinteria State Beach and then kick back and relax at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Santa Barbara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Barbara, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Carpinteria State Beach, Sunny Fields Park
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Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach
Sunny Fields Park ©
Sunny Fields Park
Arroyo Burro County Beach Park ©
Arroyo Burro County Beach Park

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz attractions planner .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In May in Santa Cruz, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Parks Tours
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get curious at California Academy of Sciences, then contemplate the long history of Fort Point, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Windsor.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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hours
Windsor

Windsor
Windsor is an incorporated town in Sonoma County, California, United States. To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Windsor trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Windsor by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Windsor: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 10°C at night. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Windsor

Wineries Tours Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and finally get great views at Washburn Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Windsor to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. In May, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler than Windsor - with highs of 21°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Valley View ©
Valley View

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hours
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by bus takes about 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 40°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. You'll set off for Seattle on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Sky View Observatory. Bring the kids along to Space Needle and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Chihuly Bridge of Glass (in Tacoma), Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge (in Sequim) and Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island). There's lots more to do: stroll through Snoqualmie Falls, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Seattle, and stop by Glasshouse Studio.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Seattle online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in Seattle reach 27°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Chihuly Bridge of Glass, Snoqualmie Falls, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Seattle, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
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Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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