13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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13 days in California Itinerary

Start: Windsor
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: Windsor

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Grove. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Getty Center, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planner .

Windsor, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Windsor to Los Angeles. Traveling from Windsor in May, Los Angeles is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): view the masterpieces at The Disney Gallery, make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.John Vianney Chapel. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Newport Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Cathedral, and finally stop by The Lego Store.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip itinerary maker tool .

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In June, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Christ Cathedral, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Lego Store ©
The Lego Store

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Diego online holiday maker .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stop by Oxbow Public Market, do a tasting at Honig Vineyard & Winery, learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then indulge your taste buds at Castello di Amorosa, then do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, and finally learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): do a tasting at Beringer Vineyards, take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read St. Helena trip planner .

You can fly from San Diego to St. Helena in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in St. Helena hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Napa, Rutherford, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Baker Beach and Ocean Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and take a stroll through The Embarcadero.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from St. Helena to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from St. Helena in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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