21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Kenwood
— 1 night
3
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
8
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
9
Portland
— 2 nights
10
Seattle
— 2 nights

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route site.

Sofia, Bulgaria to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sofia to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Kenwood.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
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Kenwood

Kenwood ©
Kenwood, California is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma County, California, United States, located on Sonoma Highway (State Route 12) between the cities of Santa Rosa and Sonoma. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kenwood online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Kenwood by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, train, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Kenwood. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Kenwood

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trips

B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Safari West, Modus Operandi Cellars
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Safari West ©
Safari West
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery

1
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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, thenhave fun and explore at Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz online visit planner.

You can drive from Kenwood to Santa Cruz in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. May in Santa Cruz sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery ©
Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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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.
Attractions like Taft Point and Mariposa Grove make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, get great views at Washburn Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning website.

You can take a bus from Santa Cruz to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Cruz in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Yosemite National Park, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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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 29th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, thenget to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Yosemite National Park to Santa Barbara takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Santa Barbara: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, have fun and explore at Travel Town, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning app.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park vacation builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for much hotter days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 5th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Portland Children's Museum, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, thenadmire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and then putt your heart out at Oaks Amusement Park.

Plan a Portland trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Portland in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, with highs in Portland at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Fun & Games Theme Parks Parks
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Oaks Amusement Park ©
Oaks Amusement Park
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Portland Children's Museum ©
Portland Children's Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, thentake in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, thenexamine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seattle vacation planner.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
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Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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