29 days in California & Pennsylvania Itinerary

29 days in California & Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Napa
— 3 nights
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Healdsburg
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Parsons Memorial and Yosemite Museum Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Badger Pass Ski Area and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Bangkok to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Bangkok in February, expect Yosemite National Park to be much colder, temps between 10°C and -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Winter Sports

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and California Academy of Sciences. Get outdoors at Point Reyes Safaris and Tule Elk Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Chinatown, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and examine the collection at USS Pampanito.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online journey planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Napa

— 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jack London State Historic Park and Wine Tours & Tastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Ladera Vineyards (in Calistoga), St. Helena (Beringer Vineyards & Modus Operandi Cellars) and VJB Cellars (in Kenwood). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery and shop like a local with Darioush Winery.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Napa road trip app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Napa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in February since evenings lows in Napa dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Healdsburg

— 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sapphire Hill Winery and Williamson Wines Tasting Room. There's more to do: do a tasting at Alexander Valley Vineyards and savor the flavors at Wine Cube Tours.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Healdsburg tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Napa to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Healdsburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. You'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Healdsburg to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Healdsburg in February; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 25°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

San Diego

— 4 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.
Visiting La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and San Diego Model Railroad Museum. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, contemplate the long history of Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Cove Wellness Detox Spa of La Jolla.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Diego sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 5 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get some historical perspective at Masonic Temple and Logan Circle. Get a sense of the local culture at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Brandywine River Museum of Art. Step out of Philadelphia to go to Chadds Ford and see Penns Woods Winery, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square, and stop by Society Hill.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Philadelphia by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in February, things will get much colder in Philadelphia: highs are around 7°C and lows about -1°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

California travel guide

4.1
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.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.