22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Napa
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Napa
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mammoth Lakes
— 5 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly

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Napa

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Sonoma Plaza, then learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Napa road trip website.

Frankfurt, Germany to Napa is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Napa. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Frankfurt in July since evenings lows in Napa dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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San Francisco

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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary maker site.

Drive from Napa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. While traveling from Napa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Explore Mammoth Lakes' surroundings by going to Yosemite National Park (Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point, &more).

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes attractions planning site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online road trip planner.

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately Encinitas away. There's much more to do: meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read San Diego day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

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.