15 days in Santa Clara & Clearwater Itinerary

15 days in Santa Clara & Clearwater Itinerary

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Santa Clara
— 5 nights
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Clearwater
— 8 nights
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Santa Clara

Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Clara: Monterey (San Carlos Cathedral, Monterey Bay Aquarium, &more), Elkhorn Slough Safari (in Moss Landing) and Carmel (Point Lobos & Gallery by the Sea Carmel). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Peace Church, take in the history at Mission Santa Clara de Asis, and see the interesting displays at Intel Corp and Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Santa Clara holiday planner.

San Francisco to Santa Clara is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In January, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Santa Clara

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Clearwater

Fun and Sun for All

Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Clearwater: Tampa (Busch Gardens Tampa Bay & Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park), Orlando (Disney's Animal Kingdom & Magic Kingdom Park) and Sarasota (Sarasota Garden Club, Siesta Key Rum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Clearwater Beach, meet the residents at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, walk around Sand Key Park, and do a tasting at Murielle Winery.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Clearwater trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Santa Clara to Clearwater takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Clara to Clearwater is 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Clara in January, things will get a bit warmer in Clearwater: highs are around 70°F and lows about 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips