29 days in California Itinerary

29 days in California Itinerary

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Redding
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
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Palm Springs
— 3 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
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Paso Robles
— 3 nights
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Monterey
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Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sundial Bridge and Clover Creek Preserve Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Wild Horse Sanctuary (in Shingletown), Brandy Creek Falls (in Whiskeytown) and Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (in Lassen Volcanic National Park). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Brandy Creek Beach.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Redding trip itinerary maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Redding is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Redding is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, Redding is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Redding

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Wildlife Area
Wild Horse Sanctuary
4.8

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Giant Forest and Museum of Western Film History. Change things up with these side-trips from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: Lone Pine (Mobius Arch Loop Trailhead, Horseshoe Meadow Trail, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, take some stellar pictures from Buck Rock Lookout, and delve into the lush surroundings at Inyo National Forest.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park route planner.

You can drive from Redding to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Giant Forest
4.9
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Mountain
Alabama Hills
4.9

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bridalveil Fall and Food Tours. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Tours

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Must see
Bridalveil Fall
4.5
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Waterfall
Yosemite Falls
4.7
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Geologic Formation
El Capitan
4.9

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mammoth Mountain and Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin. Get out of town with these interesting Mammoth Lakes side-trips: Little Lakes Valley Trail (in Bishop), California Route 36 (in Red Bluff) and Mono Lake County Park (in Lee Vining). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at McLeod Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes road trip planning website.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Mammoth Lakes can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

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Ski Area
Mammoth Mountain
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Water Body
McLeod Lake
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dante's View and Artists Dr. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, trek along Gower Gulch Loop, contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, and explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Death Valley National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
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Water Body
Badwater Basin
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Lookout
Dante's View
4.9
Scenic Drive
Artists Dr
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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Palm Springs Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Palm Springs: Climbing Tours (in Joshua Tree), Galleta Meadows (in Borrego Springs) and Wonderland of Rocks (in Joshua Tree National Park).

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Palm Springs trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Palm Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, things will get a bit warmer in Palm Springs: highs are around 37°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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History Museum
Palm Springs Air Museum
4.7

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Santa Barbara County Courthouse, contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo, and finally do a tasting at Riverbench Vineyard & Winery.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip planner.

You can drive from Palm Springs to Santa Barbara in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Palm Springs in April: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around 25°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Architectural Building
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
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Paso Robles

Paso Robles ©

Paso

A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Explore hidden gems such as Morro Rock and Moonstone Beach. Explore Paso Robles' surroundings by going to San Simeon (San Simeon Pier, Hearst Castle, &more), Cambria Nursery and Florist (in Cambria) and Speed Boats Tours (in Avila Beach). It doesn't end there: stroll around City Park and do a tasting at Law Estate Wines.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Paso Robles vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Paso Robles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Santa Barbara in April, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Paso Robles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Morro Rock
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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pfeiffer State Beach and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monterey: Big Sur (Bixby Bridge, Partington Cove, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Monterey online route planner.

You can drive from Paso Robles to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Paso Robles in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.5

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