30 days in California Itinerary

30 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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St. Helena
— 4 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 5th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, get curious at Exploratorium, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning site.

If you are flying in from Finland, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In October, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Parks · Museums · 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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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, hike along Mariposa Grove, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 15th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. October in San Diego sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Helena: Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen), Sonoma Plaza (in Sonoma) and Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Stephen & Walker Winery, &more). Dedicate the 27th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and look for gifts at Petaluma Seed Bank.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St. Helena trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to St. Helena takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in October, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in St. Helena. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

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