15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Muir Beach
— 1 night
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Napa
— 1 night
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San Jose
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Crescent City
— 1 night
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Cave Junction
— 1 night
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Eureka
— 1 night
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Mendocino
— 1 night

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Hyde Street Pier, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Muir Beach.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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Muir Beach

Muir Beach ©
On the 7th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Green Gulch Farm, then admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and then get great views at Muir Beach Overlook.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Muir Beach day trip website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Muir Beach in an hour. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in Muir Beach to be slightly colder, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in Muir Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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Napa

Napa ©

America's Wine Country

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Napa trip planner.

You can drive from Muir Beach to Napa in 1.5 hours. September in Napa sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in Napa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery
Fishing Charters & Tours

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night
San Jose

San Jose ©

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at Mission Peak Regional Preserve.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip site.

Getting from Napa to San Jose by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Napa in September since evenings lows in San Jose dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church ©
San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church
Mission Peak Regional Preserve ©
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral ©
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Breakwater, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey itinerary planning site.

You can drive from San Jose to Monterey in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Jose in September, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Breakwater ©
Breakwater
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Bird Rock Vista Point, trek along Scenic Road Walkway, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel road trip planner.

Carmel is just a short distance from Monterey. In September, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Carmel to Redwood National Park. In September, Redwood National Park is little chillier than Carmel - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company, immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then trek along Stout Grove, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Crescent City driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Crescent City takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cave Junction.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Battery Point Lighthouse
Battery Point Lighthouse
Rumiano Cheese Company ©
Rumiano Cheese Company

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Cave Junction

Cave Junction ©
Cave Junction, incorporated in 1948, is a city in Josephine County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Tiger Preservation Center, then identify plant and animal life at Great Cats World Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Area.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cave Junction trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Crescent City to Cave Junction in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cave Junction can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Eureka.

Things to do in Cave Junction

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Area ©
Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Area
Great Cats World Park ©
Great Cats World Park
Tiger Preservation Center ©
Tiger Preservation Center

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. On the 16th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Hikshari Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Arcata Community Forest, and then identify plant and animal life at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Eureka travel route app.

You can drive from Cave Junction to Eureka in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Eureka can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mendocino.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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

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Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Jug Handle State Reserve and then take a memorable drive along Mendocino Coast.

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Traveling by car from Eureka to Mendocino takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Eureka in September, you will find days in Mendocino are much warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mendocino

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Jug Handle State Reserve ©
Jug Handle State Reserve

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