27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa Monica Bay and San Clemente Pier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). The adventure continues: take a spin around town with Bikes And Hikes LA, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

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Dublin, Ireland to Los Angeles is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to Los Angeles. While traveling from Dublin, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Bay, Disneyland Park, San Clemente Pier, Mission San Juan Capistrano
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Original Muscle Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to 26-Mile Bike Path and then get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip itinerary builder website.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in Santa Monica hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Original Muscle Beach
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Original Muscle Beach ©
Original Muscle Beach
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

5
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Point Lobos and Natural Bridges State Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Carmel River State Beach and Asilomar State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach, The Esalen Institute, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Grove Sanctuary, visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, stroll through Scenic Road Walkway, and look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Monterey holiday builder website.

Getting from Santa Monica to Monterey by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Monterey when traveling from Santa Monica in March, with lows around 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
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Twin Peaks and Cable Car Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Half Moon Bay State Beach (in Half Moon Bay) and Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, walk around Lincoln Park, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planner.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay State Beach, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll around Sonoma Plaza, learn about winemaking at Artesa Vineyards & Winery, then admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, and finally stop by Oxbow Public Market. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Sonoma Valley, learn about winemaking at VJB Cellars, then do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Napa trip itinerary website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Napa when traveling from San Francisco in March, with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sonoma, Pride Mountain Vineyards, VJB Cellars, Robert Mondavi Winery
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Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
VJB Cellars ©
VJB Cellars
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

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 do a tasting at Bogle Winery.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sacramento trip planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to Sacramento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Sacramento can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Bogle Winery
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Bogle Winery ©
Bogle Winery
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 and Casino At The Venetian. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey planner.

You can fly from Sacramento to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sacramento in March since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Scoot City Tours ©
Scoot City Tours

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