11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California Trip Planner

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles
— 4 nights


San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Musee Mecanique and Asian Art Museum capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Napa to see Wine Tours & Tastings about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: visit Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online visit planner.

Louisville to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Louisville to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Louisville in March, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 65°F and 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Redwood National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Redwood National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in March; daily highs in Redwood National Park reach 57°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Los Angeles. In March, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Redwood National Park - with highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

California travel guide

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.