14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Eureka
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
Arcata
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Fort Bragg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Sonoma
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Big Sur
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
9
Monterey
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Orlando

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip planner .

Orlando to Redwood National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Redwood National Park is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect Redwood National Park to be cooler, temps between 59°F and 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Eureka.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Nature Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

1
night
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Samoa Dunes Recreation Area, then grab your bike and head to Hikshari Trail, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Sequoia Park Garden.

To see reviews and more tourist information, use the Eureka road trip planning site .

Drive from Redwood National Park to Eureka in 1.5 hours. April in Eureka sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Arcata.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, Samoa Dunes Recreation Area
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Samoa Dunes Recreation Area ©
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center ©
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center
Sequoia Park Garden ©
Sequoia Park Garden

1
night
Arcata

Arcata ©
Arcata, originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. On the 20th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, get a new perspective on nature at Humboldt State University Natural History Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Arcata Community Forest.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Arcata vacation planning website .

Arcata is just a short distance from Eureka. In April in Arcata, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Arcata

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Arcata Community Forest ©
Arcata Community Forest
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary ©

1
night
Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stroll through Noyo Headlands Park, hike along Fort Bragg Coastal Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Jug Handle State Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Bragg itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Arcata to Fort Bragg takes 3 hours. Traveling from Arcata in April, expect nights in Fort Bragg to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Sonoma.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Jug Handle State Reserve
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Jug Handle State Reserve ©
Jug Handle State Reserve

1
night
Sonoma

Sonoma ©
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Jack London State Historic Park, then kick back and relax at Sonoma Coast State Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sonoma Valley Regional Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sonoma trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Sonoma takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Fort Bragg in April: highs in Sonoma hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Sonoma

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Glen Ellen
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Sonoma Coast State Beach ©
Sonoma Coast State Beach
Sonoma Valley Regional Park ©
Sonoma Valley Regional Park
Jack London State Historic Park ©
Jack London State Historic Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, then learn about winemaking at Titus Vineyards, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa, and finally do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery.

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Napa is just a stone's throw from Sonoma. In April, daily temperatures in Napa can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Wineries Nature

Side Trips

St. Helena, Castello di Amorosa, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Titus Vineyards ©
Titus Vineyards

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Thu), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): get curious at Exploratorium and then wander the streets of SoMa.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Napa to San Francisco by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 51°F in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 27th (Sat), stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Big Sur online trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Big Sur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in April, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 28th (Sun), explore the activities along Monterey Bay, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Monterey attractions planner .

Traveling by bus from Big Sur to Monterey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 30th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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