22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Napa
— 2 nights
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Healdsburg
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Francisco

— 4 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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

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.
On the 5th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): make a trip to Sonoma Plaza, then indulge your taste buds at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Napa trip tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Napa: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Healdsburg

— 2 nights
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sonoma Coast State Beach, then do a tasting at Gracianna 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 8th (Wed): do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, and then identify plant and animal life at Safari West.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Healdsburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mammoth Lakes

— 5 nights
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Panorama Trail, Glacier Point, &more).

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You can drive from Healdsburg to Mammoth Lakes in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Healdsburg in July, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Mammoth Lakes. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

San Diego

— 3 nights

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the San Diego vacation builder app.

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in July, plan for little chillier days and much warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trips

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.