30 days in California Itinerary

30 days in California Itinerary

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30 days in California Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  24​h
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
St. Helena
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Chandigarh

3
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego driving holiday planning site .

Chandigarh, India to San Diego is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Chandigarh to San Diego, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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.
Head to Amoeba Music and Montana Avenuefor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Place). Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and stroll through Will Rogers State Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Melrose Trading Post ©
Melrose Trading Post
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

5
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.
Do your shopping at Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Gallery. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online tour 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 and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
Ansel Adams Gallery ©
Ansel Adams Gallery

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, get a taste of the local shopping with Ghirardelli Square, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Union Square ©
Union Square

6
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Oxbow Public Market and Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Helena: The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum (in Napa) and Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Stephen & Walker Winery, & more). Dedicate the 9th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards and take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to St. Helena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in St. Helena, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Oakville, Napa, Calistoga, Rutherford
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Inglenook ©
Inglenook
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

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