34 days in California Itinerary

34 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Napa
— 4 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Monterey
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker.

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
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 Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Healdsburg (Gracianna Winery, Jordan Vineyard & Winery, &more). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, stroll around Sonoma Plaza, and explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Napa travel planning app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Napa when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tall Trees Grove. Get out of town with these interesting Redwood National Park side-trips: Orick (Big Tree & Trillium Falls Hike). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Redwood National Park, hike along California Coastal Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Enderts Beach.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Napa to Redwood National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Napa in September: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

7
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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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll around Mariposa Grove, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Redwood National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Monterey side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Cima Collina (in Carmel Valley). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey route maker.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monterey, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Monterey to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Monterey in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planning tool.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in San Diego hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 68°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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