19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly
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Napa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Palo Alto
— 6 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive
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Solvang
— 1 night
Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Porto Alegre

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Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier and then get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Porto Alegre to Los Angeles, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Porto Alegre - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Napa.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Napa

— 2 nights

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 9th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Domaine Carneros and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, then savor the flavors at Castello di Amorosa, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read Napa day trip website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Napa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect little chillier evenings in Napa when traveling from Los Angeles in July, with lows around 14°C. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to Palo Alto.

Things to do in Napa

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Palo Alto

— 6 nights
Palo Alto is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States.Palo Alto was established by Leland Stanford Sr. Venture out of the city with trips to Half Moon Bay (Half Moon Bay State Beach & Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail), Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek) and Pigeon Point Light Station (in Pescadero). Pack the 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at California's Great America. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and design of Stanford University, admire the natural beauty at Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, identify plant and animal life at Monte Bello Open Space Preserve, and learn about winemaking at Beauregard Vineyard.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Palo Alto trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Napa to Palo Alto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Palo Alto when traveling from Napa in July, with lows around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Palo Alto

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

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Traveling by car from Palo Alto to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off to Solvang.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Solvang

— 1 night
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for gifts at Jule Hus and then walk around Hans Christian Andersen Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Solvang trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Solvang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Solvang, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Solvang

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

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.