11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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11 days in California Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  22​h
1
Santa Monica
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: New Delhi

4
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. Shop till you drop at The Grove and Hollywood & Highland. Explore Santa Monica's surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Universal Studios Hollywood (in Los Angeles). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and identify plant and animal life at Santa Monica Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Santa Monica trip generator.

New Delhi, India to Santa Monica is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Santa Monica, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in August; daily highs in Santa Monica reach 28°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Los Angeles, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 28th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, then kick back and relax at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Santa Monica to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in August, things will get little chillier in Monterey: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Carmel
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through SoMa (South of Market Street), get curious at The Exploratorium, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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