33 days in California Itinerary

33 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Napa
— 4 nights
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Healdsburg
— 4 nights

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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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine, approximately Alpine away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, walk around Balboa Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planning tool.

Newark to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to San Diego. Traveling from Newark in April, things will get somewhat warmer in San Diego: highs are around 71°F and lows about 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Playground
Balboa Park
4.8

5
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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Founder's Park). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

4
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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: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, trek along General Grant Tree Trail, stroll through Big Trees Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park holiday planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Giant Forest
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Big Baldy
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Congress Trail
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (65°F), and nights are cooler (34°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Taft Point
4.9
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Landmark
Yosemite Village
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9

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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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

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Napa

Napa ©

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Safari West (in Santa Rosa), MacLaren (in Sonoma) and Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, walk around Sonoma Plaza, learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and admire the architecture and history at Mission San Francisco Solano.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Napa trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Napa, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.6

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Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Take a break from Healdsburg with a short trip to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve in Guerneville, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, contemplate the waterfront views at Russian River, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Healdsburg journey planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Healdsburg are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Gracianna Winery
4.8

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