2 days in California's Central Coast Itinerary

2 days in California's Central Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California's Central Coast vacation planner

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Drive
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Santa Barbara
— 1 day
Drive
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Monterey
— 1 night
Fly

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Santa Barbara sightseeing planner.

Los Angeles to Santa Barbara is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 46°F in Santa Barbara. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

1
night
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 28th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive, and then stroll around Dennis the Menace Park.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in November, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are little chillier, around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors