22 days in St. Helena, San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

22 days in St. Helena, San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

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22 days in St. Helena, San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  19​h
1
St. Helena
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Dublin

6
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Explore St. Helena's surroundings by going to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma) and Benziger Family Winery (in Glen Ellen). Dedicate the 8th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, kick back and relax at Sonoma Coast State Beach, stop by Oxbow Public Market, and explore and take pictures at Sonoma Plaza.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Helena journey planning tool .

Dublin, Ireland to St. Helena is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. While traveling from Dublin, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Napa, Sonoma, Healdsburg, Calistoga, Oakville
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

5
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, stroll through La Jolla Cove, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Getting from St. Helena to San Diego by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Helena in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

8
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation maker tool .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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