27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Monterey
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Sacramento
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Dublin

4
nights
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at San Clemente Pier and Mission San Juan Capistrano. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Getty Center Publications, get curious at California Science Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel guide.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. In February in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

San Clemente Pier, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
Santa Monica

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then soothe aching muscles at Original Muscle Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Monica Beach. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along 26-Mile Bike Path and then get to know the fascinating history of Third Street Promenade.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica travel guide.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In March, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Original Muscle Beach ©
Original Muscle Beach
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

5
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Visit Point Lobos State Reserve and Carmel City Beach / Carmel River Beach for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Pfeiffer State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monterey: Natural Bridges State Beach (in Santa Cruz) and Esalen Institute (in Big Sur). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Carmel by the Sea, enjoy the sea views from Point Pinos Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach, and trek along Scenic Road Walkway.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Monterey travel guide.

Traveling by flight from Santa Monica to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Santa Monica in March, with highs in Monterey at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove, Big Sur, Natural Bridges State Beach
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baker Beach and China Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Point Reyes National Seashore and Half Moon Bay State Beach. Step out of San Francisco to go to Boulder Creek and see Big Basin Redwoods State Park, which is approximately 1:35 hours away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, have fun and explore at The Exploratorium, and stop by Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel guide.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay State Beach, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

2
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Sonoma Plaza, then appreciate the views at Artesa Vineyards & Winery, then savor the flavors at The Hess Collection Winery, and finally stop by Oxbow Public Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Sonoma Valley, do a tasting at VJB Vineyards & Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Napa travel guide.

You can drive from San Francisco to Napa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Napa sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sonoma, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Robert Mondavi Winery, VJB Cellars
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 17th (Fri), see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum and then learn about winemaking at Bogle Vineyards.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sacramento travel guide.

You can drive from Napa to Sacramento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Sacramento can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Bogle Winery
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

6
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dig This Las Vegas and Machine Guns Vegas. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, try your luck at The Venetian, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel guide.

You can fly from Sacramento to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sacramento in March, with highs in Las Vegas at 27°C and lows at 13°C.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Scoot City Tours ©
Scoot City Tours

Similar Plans

4 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Chicago & San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, outdoors, beaches, museums, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, outdoors, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, outdoors, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, outdoors, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Las Vegas BY A USER FROM INDIA September, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Los Angeles, Southern Finland & Frankfurt BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM INDIA December, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Las Vegas BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Los Angeles SEE PLAN July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans