19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Crescent City
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Windsor
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Pismo Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Palm Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Kent

4
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lone Ranch Beach and Moonstone Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Trinidad State Beach and Enderts Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Crescent City: Trinidad (Big Lagoon County Park & Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at End of the Trail Museum and enjoy the sea views from Battery Point Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Crescent City journey planner.

Seattle to Crescent City is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in January, expect nights in Crescent City to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Windsor.

Things to do in Crescent City

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Trinidad, End of the Trail Museum, Lone Ranch Beach, Enderts Beach
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Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach
Trinidad State Beach ©
Trinidad State Beach
Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse ©
Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

4
nights
Windsor

Windsor ©
Windsor is an incorporated town in Sonoma County, California, United States. Get outdoors at Gualala Point Regional Park and Doran Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Navarro Vineyards and Lula Cellars. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windsor: BobDog Winery (in Cloverdale), Mumm Napa (in Rutherford) and Handley Cellars Winery (in Philo). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at B Bryan Preserve, explore the galleries of Patrick Amiot, learn about winemaking at Cast Wines, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Windsor trip planner.

Getting from Crescent City to Windsor by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Crescent City in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Windsor, with lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Windsor

#Parks, #Wineries, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Philo, Geyserville, Patrick Amiot, B Bryan Preserve, Doran Beach
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B Bryan Preserve ©
B Bryan Preserve
Navarro Vineyards ©
Navarro Vineyards
Handley Cellars Winery ©
Handley Cellars Winery

3
nights
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Montana de Oro State Park and Morro Strand State Beach. Explore hidden gems such as JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery and Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Pismo Beach side-trips: Paso Robles (Tablas Creek Vineyard, Opolo Vineyards, & more), Morro Bay State Park (in Morro Bay) and Elephant Seal Rookery (in San Simeon). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Morro Bay National Estuary.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pismo Beach trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Windsor to Pismo Beach. In January, Pismo Beach is somewhat warmer than Windsor - with highs of 68°F and lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

#Parks, #Wineries, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Paso Robles, Morro Bay, Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, Montana de Oro State Park, Elephant Seal Rookery
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Fiscalini Ranch Preserve ©
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve
JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery ©
JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery
Eberle Winery ©
Eberle Winery

3
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cabot's Pueblo Museum and Indian Canyons. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Climbing Tours and Ryan Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palm Springs: Wiens Family Cellars - Winery (in Temecula) and Barker Dam Trail (in Joshua Tree National Park).

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Palm Springs holiday maker site .

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Palm Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Palm Springs sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Palm Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Joshua Tree National Park, Cabot's Pueblo Museum, Wiens Family Cellars - Winery, Climbing Tours
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Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Cabot's Pueblo Museum ©
Cabot's Pueblo Museum
Wiens Family Cellars - Winery ©
Wiens Family Cellars - Winery

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Mosaic Canyon and Twenty Mule Team Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Harmony Borax Works and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. There's still lots to do: get great views at Father Crowley Vista Point, tee off at Furnace Creek Golf Course, and make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park road trip app .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Death Valley National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Palm Springs in January, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 58°F and lows at 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
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Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Mosaic Canyon ©
Mosaic Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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