3 days in United States Itinerary

3 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Las Vegas
Fly
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive
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San Luis Obispo
Drive
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Monterey
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
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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.
On the 4th (Tue), try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

Seattle to Las Vegas is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 101°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Santa Barbara.
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Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks
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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.
For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 60°F. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to San Luis Obispo.
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Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Tours
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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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Luis Obispo journey maker site.

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 in San Luis Obispo, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Monterey.
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Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
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Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monterey online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in August, you will find days in Monterey are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). You will leave for San Francisco on the 6th (Thu).
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Battery Spencer.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Monterey to San Francisco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can 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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