22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
St. Helena
— 3 nights
3
Carmel
— 1 night
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
6
San Diego
— 4 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and de Young Museum capture your imagination. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, visit SoMa, and admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary builder site.

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to San Francisco. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in April, with highs in San Francisco at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Inglenook. Let the collections at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market, and indulge your taste buds at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read St. Helena trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to St. Helena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in April since evenings lows in St. Helena dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Napa, Oakville, Inglenook, Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 16th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Carmel Art Association, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Carmel trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from St. Helena to Carmel in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in April, you will find days in Carmel are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel Art Association ©
Carmel Art Association

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Elizabeth Lake and Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, and identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Carmel to Yosemite National Park takes 15.5 hours. When traveling from Carmel in April, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are cooler with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita. Do some cultural sightseeing at Montana Avenue and Griffith Observatory. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, view the masterpieces at Annenberg Space for Photography, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning tool.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Midway Museum and Spanish Village Art Center. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, stop by Catalina Offshore Products, and look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego travel route planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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