16 days in California Itinerary

16 days in California Itinerary

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16 days in California Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
3
Healdsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Rome

3
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

Rome, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Rome in September, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, cruise along Tioga Pass, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then do a tasting at Benziger Family Winery, and finally make a trip to Sonoma Plaza. On the next day, do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Healdsburg journey planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Healdsburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect Healdsburg to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Tours Wineries Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena, Benziger Family Winery, Sonoma Plaza
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Napa to see Wine Tours & Tastings about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

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Getting from Healdsburg to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. While traveling from Healdsburg, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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