19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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19 days in California Itinerary

Start: Shannon
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
St. Helena
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
End: Shannon

4
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 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

Shannon, Ireland to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Shannon to Los Angeles is minus 8 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Shannon in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Montana Avenue, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, examine the collection at Timken Museum of Art, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in San Diego sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

4
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma), Healdsburg (Gracianna Winery, Jordan Vineyard & Winery, & more) and Siduri Wines (in Santa Rosa). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the St. Helena trip builder app .

You can fly from San Diego to St. Helena in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in St. Helena when traveling from San Diego in May, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Rutherford, Oakville, Schramsberg Vineyards, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Inglenook ©
Inglenook
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of The Castro, walk around Golden Gate Park, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday planning tool .

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Helena in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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