29 days in California Itinerary

29 days in California Itinerary

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29 days in California Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Carmel
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Calistoga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Berlin

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Bronson Caves will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection, and get engrossed in the history at Avila Adobe.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker .

Berlin, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature Center at Happy Isles and Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. On the 8th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gaylor Lake, admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, things will get cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 13°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach and then play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Dawn's Dream Winery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Carmel route builder website .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, expect nights in Carmel to be much hotter, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Asilomar State Beach, Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Mission Beach Park. Relax by the water at La Jolla Cove and Windansea Beach. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Carmel to San Diego takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Carmel in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Diego

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

2
nights
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): learn about winemaking at Schramsberg Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, kick back and relax at Sonoma Coast State Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bodega Head.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Calistoga trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from San Diego to Calistoga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Calistoga, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Oakville, St. Helena, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Bodega Head
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Sonoma Coast State Beach ©
Sonoma Coast State Beach
Schramsberg Vineyards ©
Schramsberg Vineyards

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to San Gregorio State Beach in San Gregorio--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

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You can drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Calistoga in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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