10 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California tour planner
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights

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San Francisco — 2 nights

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 9th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge and then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument.

For maps and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Francisco. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. You will leave for Monterey on the 11th (Sun).
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Monterey — 2 nights

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Monterey trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip maker website.

You can drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Los Angeles.
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Historic Sites
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

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.
On the 14th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker website.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 79°F and lows about 62°F. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to San Diego.
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San Diego — 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

Start your trip to San Diego by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sun).
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California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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