15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California route planner

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Buellton
— 1 night
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Solvang
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added City Segway Tours San Francisco to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip app.

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to San Francisco is minus 20 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Monterey

— 1 night
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Monterey Bay Aquarium has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then do a tasting at A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Buellton.

Things to do in Monterey

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping · Wineries

Buellton

— 1 night
Buellton is a small city in Santa Barbara County, California, United States. You've now added Hearst Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Buellton online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Buellton takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monterey in October, you will find days in Buellton are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Solvang.

Things to do in Buellton

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Solvang

Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. On the 28th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Solvang day trip app.

Solvang is very close to Buellton. In October, daytime highs in Solvang are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for San Diego.

Things to do in Solvang

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

San Diego

— 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Balboa Park as well as Gaslamp Quarter. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Little Italy. Do your shopping at Seaport Village and Fashion Valley.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego journey website.

You can drive from Solvang to San Diego in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Solvang in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Anaheim

— 3 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Anaheim GardenWalk. Do some cultural sightseeing at Little Arabia District and Founder's Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Anaheim Farmer's Market and Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Anaheim vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from San Diego to Anaheim in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in October, expect nights in Anaheim to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Sun), examine the collection at The Getty Center. On your second day here, get curious at California Science Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker tool.

Getting from Anaheim to Los Angeles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums · Nightlife

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.