27 days in California Itinerary

27 days in California Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Napa
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Palm Springs
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 5 nights

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

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London, UK to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from London in November, with lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Cathedral Range
Cathedral Range

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): learn the secrets of beer at Monterey Bay Food Tours, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then take in the waterfront at Carmel Beach Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

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You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Monterey, with highs around 21°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Food Tours ©
Monterey Bay Food Tours
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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Napa

Napa ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Napa: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Calistoga (Clos Pegase Winery & Vincent Arroyo Winery). The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, do a tasting at Cosentino Winery, appreciate the views at Swanson Vineyards Salon, and admire the natural beauty at Round Pond Estate.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Napa attractions planner.

Getting from Monterey to Napa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Monterey in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Napa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Rutherford, Yountville, Calistoga, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides ©
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Clos Pegase Winery ©
Clos Pegase Winery

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Napa to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Napa in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), OC Helicopters (in Santa Ana) and Red Lantern Escape Rooms (in Brea). Pack the 20th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Disneyland Park, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Mulholland Drive, OC Helicopters, Red Lantern Escape Rooms
Highlights from your plan
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): hike along Indian Canyons Hiking Trails, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Games at The River.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Palm Springs driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Palm Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Palm Springs are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Escape Games at The River, Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
Escape Games at The River ©
Escape Games at The River
Off-Road Tours
Indian Canyons Hiking Trails ©
Indian Canyons Hiking Trails

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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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and stroll through Mission Beach Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Palm Springs to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Palm Springs, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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