11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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11 days in California Itinerary

Start: Roseville
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
West Hollywood
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
5
Beverly Hills
— Few hours
bus:  30​min
6
Santa Monica
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
7
Westminster
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Marin Headlands and Twin Peaks. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Exploratorium and Alcatraz Island. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll through Lands End.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Roseville to San Francisco is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Roseville in June, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Coast Gallery Big Sur and then admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Big Sur planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Big Sur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Andrew Molera State Park ©
Andrew Molera State Park

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, then take an in-depth tour of Skirball Cultural Center, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Gabriel Archangel, and finally wander the streets of Old Pasadena.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Big Sur to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Big Sur - with highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the subway ride to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Americana at Brand, Mission San Gabriel Archangel, Old Pasadena
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

few
hours
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 8th (Mon), look for gifts at Book Soup and then wander the streets of Sunset Strip.

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West Hollywood is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in West Hollywood hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Strip ©
Sunset Strip
Book Soup ©
Book Soup

few
hours
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Beverly Hills trip itinerary site .

Beverly Hills is very close to West Hollywood. In July in Beverly Hills, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 65°F at night. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
day
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 9th (Tue), shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, wander the streets of Montana Avenue, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Avenue, and finally make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Santa Monica road trip site .

Santa Monica is very close to Beverly Hills. In July, daytime highs in Santa Monica are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Westminster.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors Parks Tours

few
hours
Westminster

Westminster ©
Westminster is a city in Orange County, California.HistoryWestminster was founded in 1870 by Rev. For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Westminster itinerary planner.

Drive from Santa Monica to Westminster in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Westminster are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Westminster

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Little Saigon ©
Little Saigon
Vietnam War Memorial ©
Vietnam War Memorial

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