33 days in California & Newark Itinerary

33 days in California & Newark Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yountville
— 2 nights
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Orick
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Newark
— 7 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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, get great views at Twin Peaks, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in San Francisco, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Yountville.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Yountville

Yountville ©
Named after the man responsible for establishing Napa Valley's first vineyard, Yountville is a destination for foodies.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Bell Wine Cellars, and finally trek along Sonoma Overlook Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle, then learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, and then soar above the sights with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yountville travel planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yountville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yountville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orick.

Things to do in Yountville

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides ©
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle

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Orick

Orick ©
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and then admire all the interesting features of Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Orick journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Yountville to Orick with the Route module. Traveling from Yountville in September, expect nights in Orick to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Orick

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ©
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

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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 Half Dome, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel route builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Orick to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Orick in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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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.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, and trek along Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online sightseeing planner.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Two Rodeo Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, see the world from above with Corporate Helicopters, and explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego online travel route builder.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Newark.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Corporate Helicopters ©
Corporate Helicopters
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Center for the Urban River at Beczak (in Yonkers), Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Princeton University Art Museum (in Princeton). There's much more to do: fly like a bird with Belmar Parasail, enjoy some diversion at Gun For Hire Shooting Range, take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery, and let your taste buds guide you at Tastings and Tours: Bucks County.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Newark sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Newark takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Diego in October, with highs in Newark at 69°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Newark

Parks · Tours · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Belmar Parasail ©
Belmar Parasail

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