29 days in California Itinerary

29 days in California Itinerary

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29 days in California Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  21​h 45​min
1
St. Helena
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
St. Helena

The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, make a trip to Sonoma Plaza, then stop by Oxbow Public Market, and finally experience rural life at Round Pond Estate.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Helena trip itinerary tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to St. Helena is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in St. Helena, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Napa, Sonoma Plaza, Round Pond Estate
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market

6
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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from St. Helena to San Diego in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Helena in April, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

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

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel website .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

6
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.
Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and make a trip to Pothole Dome.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

7
nights
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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, catch a ride on Cable Cars, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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