12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
3
Cambria
— 1 night
4
Los Angeles
— 1 day
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
6
San Diego
— 3 nights

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Oracle Park, Basically Free Bike Rentals, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, and other attractions you added. Bring the kids along to Alcatraz Island and Japanese Tea Garden. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Exploratorium, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online tour planner.

Cincinnati to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cincinnati in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Big Sur Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): pedal to the sights with Big Sur Adventures, then contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Monterey are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Big Sur Adventures ©
Big Sur Adventures
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

1
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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): cruise along Moonstone Beach Dr and then look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cambria trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Cambria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Monterey in July, expect nights in Cambria to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are much warmer, around 94°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach Dr ©
Moonstone Beach Dr
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

1
day
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see some familiar sights at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip site.

Drive from Cambria to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. When traveling from Cambria in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood ©
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Disneyland Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then catch a live event at Dodger Stadium.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip maker website.

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 68°F. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Flightdeck Simulation Center ©
Flightdeck Simulation Center
Dodger Stadium ©
Dodger Stadium

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You've added La Jolla Cove, San Diego Air & Space Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 24th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, then see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online trip builder.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Anaheim, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 68°F. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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