11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California tour itinerary builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Napa
— 2 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
4
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
6
Anaheim
— 1 night
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate City Hop-On Tours as well as Red and White Fleet. On the 17th (Wed), see what you want with Red and White Fleet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): see what you want with Golden Gate City Hop-On Tours.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday maker tool.

Washington DC to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Red and White Fleet ©
Red and White Fleet
Golden Gate City Hop-On Tours ©
Golden Gate City Hop-On Tours

2
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and then stop by Oxbow Public Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at O'Brien Estate Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, thendo a tasting at Artesa Vineyards & Winery, and finally do a tasting at Taylor Family Vineyards.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Napa trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Napa, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trip

V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market
Taylor Family Vineyards ©
Taylor Family Vineyards

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Napa to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Napa in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Santa Cruz trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Santa Cruz in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in Santa Cruz to be a bit warmer, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Shark Fin Cove
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Shark Fin Cove ©
Shark Fin Cove

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara
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.
To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Santa Barbara tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Anaheim.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Wineries

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, buy something for everyone on your list at Irvine Spectrum Center, and then stroll through Newport Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Anaheim driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Anaheim in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Barbara in July; daily highs in Anaheim reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Irvine Spectrum Center, Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Irvine Spectrum Center ©
Irvine Spectrum Center
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! ©

1
night
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.
For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Tours

Similar plans

12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM INDONESIA December, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, extra fast, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Extra fast 12 days in San Francisco, Napa Valley & Yosemite National Park BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA September, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, kids, popular sights Preferences: September, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, kids, popular sights Preferences: October, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM THAILAND December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Los Angeles, Santa Monica & Pearblossom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans