15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
Solvang
— 1 night
3
Three Rivers
— 1 night
4
Morro Bay
— 1 night
5
Monterey
— 1 night
6
Watsonville
— 1 night
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Downtown Disney & Little Arabia District) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and take in breathtaking views at Runyon Canyon Park.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles route planning tool.

Berlin, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Solvang.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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night
Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): experience rural life at Ostrich Land, learn about winemaking at Fess Parker, do a tasting at Rusack Vineyards, then walk around Hans Christian Andersen Park, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Sanford Winery & Vineyards, admire the natural beauty at Ganna Walska Lotusland, then do a tasting at Sunstone Winery, and finally admire the architecture and history at Old Mission Santa Ines.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Solvang trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Solvang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in November since evenings lows in Solvang dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Three Rivers.

Things to do in Solvang

Wineries · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Santa Ynez, Ostrich Land, Sanford Winery & Vineyards, Fess Parker, Ganna Walska Lotusland
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Fess Parker ©
Fess Parker
Sanford Winery & Vineyards ©
Sanford Winery & Vineyards
Rusack Vineyards ©
Rusack Vineyards

1
night
Three Rivers

Three Rivers
Three Rivers is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Three Rivers trip planner.

Traveling by car from Solvang to Three Rivers takes 4 hours. When traveling from Solvang in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Three Rivers: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 6°C at night. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Three Rivers

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

1
night
Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Morro Bay State Park, take a stroll through Bubblegum Alley, then take in the waterfront at Pismo Pier, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Montana de Oro State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Morro Bay travel route planner.

Getting from Three Rivers to Morro Bay by car takes about 3 hours. In November, Morro Bay is a bit warmer than Three Rivers - with highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pismo Pier, Bubblegum Alley, Montana de Oro State Park
Highlights from your plan
Montana de Oro State Park ©
Montana de Oro State Park
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier
Morro Bay State Park ©
Morro Bay State Park

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to San Carlos Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge, then kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, and finally enjoy some diversion at Monterey Sports Center.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Morro Bay to Monterey takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Morro Bay in November, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Watsonville.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Sur, Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe ©
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

1
night
Watsonville

Watsonville ©
Watsonville is a city in Santa Cruz County, California, United States. Gilroy Premium Outlets has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get some fabulous bargains at Gilroy Premium Outlets and then stroll around Pinto Lake County Park. On the next day, make a trip to Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Casa de Fruta.

To see reviews and tourist information, use the Watsonville itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Watsonville takes an hour. In November, daytime highs in Watsonville are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Watsonville

Shopping · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Casa de Fruta, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Gilroy Premium Outlets, Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Gilroy Premium Outlets ©
Gilroy Premium Outlets
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Oracle Arena to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit The Castro, take a stroll through Bernal Heights, then catch a live event at Oracle Arena, and finally admire the landmark architecture of San Francisco City Hall.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Watsonville to San Francisco takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Watsonville in November since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Oracle Arena
Highlights from your plan
Bernal Heights ©
Bernal Heights
Crissy Field ©
Crissy Field
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Simulation Center, and finally catch a live event at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planning website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County ©
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Flightdeck Simulation Center ©
Flightdeck Simulation Center

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