3 days in United States Itinerary

3 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner
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Fly
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Las Vegas
Fly
2
Los Angeles
Drive
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive
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San Luis Obispo
Drive
5
Monterey
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): try to win big at Casino at the MGM Grand, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip builder.

Seattle to Las Vegas is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (101°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (77°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.
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Nightlife · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks
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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.
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F. You'll set off for Santa Barbara on the 9th (Sun).
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Santa Barbara — 1 night

The American Riviera

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.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara sightseeing site.

Drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around 76°F and lows are around 60°F. You will leave for San Luis Obispo on the 10th (Mon).
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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. state of California, located roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast. To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Luis Obispo vacation planner.

Getting from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in San Luis Obispo are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. You will leave for Monterey on the 10th (Mon).
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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe and then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Monterey online vacation planner.

You can drive from San Luis Obispo to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in August, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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San Luis Obispo County travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Castles · Gift & Specialty Shops
The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.
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