11 days in California & Coos Bay Itinerary

11 days in California & Coos Bay Itinerary

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San Clemente
— 2 nights
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Ojai
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Fort Bragg
— 1 night
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Coos Bay
— 2 nights
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San Clemente

— 2 nights
San Clemente is a city in Orange County, California, United States. On the 13th (Sun), hike along San Clemente Coastal Trail, take a leisurely stroll along San Clemente Pier, then make a trip to Rainbow Sandals, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at San Clemente State Beach and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Clemente trip itinerary tool.

San Diego to San Clemente is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect San Clemente to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Ojai.

Things to do in San Clemente

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Ojai

— 1 night
Ojai is a city in Ventura County in the U.S. state of California. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take an in-depth tour of Ojai Valley Museum of History and Art, then relax in the rural setting at Ojai Olive Oil, and finally play a few rounds at Ojai Valley Inn & Spa.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ojai holiday planner.

Drive from San Clemente to Ojai in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Ojai

Museums · Golf · Outdoors · Spas

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. On the 16th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, explore the activities along Monterey Bay, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Carmel Beach Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ojai to Monterey takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Ojai in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Monterey, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Bragg

— 1 night
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at Sea Glass Museum, then stop by Mendocino Jams & Preserves, and finally take a memorable drive along Mendocino Coast.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fort Bragg trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Monterey to Fort Bragg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Monterey in June, expect nights in Fort Bragg to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are much warmer, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove, stroll through California Coastal Trail, and enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park road trip website.

Drive from Fort Bragg to Redwood National Park in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Fort Bragg, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Coos Bay

— 2 nights
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Cranberry Sweets and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Coos Bay day trip planning app.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Coos Bay in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.