31 days in California Itinerary

31 days in California Itinerary

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31 days in California Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  21​h 45​min
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Carmel
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
New Delhi

2
days
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Inglenook, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the St. Helena day trip planner .

New Delhi, India to St. Helena is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to St. Helena is minus 13 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in March, expect nights in St. Helena to be a bit cooler, around 6°C, while days are colder, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

#Tours, #Wineries, #Shopping

Side Trips

Napa, Inglenook, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Inglenook ©
Inglenook

7
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary planning website .

Getting from St. Helena to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 11°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Museums, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
days
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark. Take a break from the city and head to Nature Center at Happy Isles and May Lake Trailhead. On the 29th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Wawona Meadow, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

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Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are colder with lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

3
days
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. We've included these beaches for you: Point Lobos State Reserve and Pfeiffer State Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Asilomar State Beach and Marina State Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, stop by The Cheese Shop, and make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Carmel takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March: highs in Carmel hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Marina State Beach, Pfeiffer State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

7
days
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 and learn at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get a sense of the local culture at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Griffith Observatory. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Montana Avenue, & more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take an in-depth tour of Avila Adobe, see the interesting displays at The Gamble House, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Carmel to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Carmel in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Pasadena, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

4
days
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. There's lots more to do: trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Diego road trip tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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