34 days in California Itinerary

34 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Santa Rosa
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Santa Rosa
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Jose
— 4 nights
Drive
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Visalia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Santa Maria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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Santa Rosa

— 4 nights

Where Everything Comes Together

Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Castello di Amorosa and Wine Tours & Tastings are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Safari West and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Cast Wines (in Geyserville), Trinchero Napa Valley (in St. Helena) and The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum (in Napa). There's much more to do: do a tasting at VJB Cellars, see the interesting displays at Charles M. Schulz Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Graton Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Rosa travel itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Santa Rosa is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Santa Rosa are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Your inner history buff will appreciate Grace Cathedral and Fort Point. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Sacramento (California State Capitol Museum & California State Railroad Museum). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End.

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Drive from Santa Rosa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Santa Rosa in June, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

San Jose

— 4 nights

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Point Lobos and Pebble Beach Golf Links. Relax by the water at Carmel River State Beach and Asilomar State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose: Natural Bridges State Beach (in Santa Cruz) and Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard (in Pacific Grove). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Jose, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Visalia.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Visalia

— 3 nights
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. Get in touch with nature at Giant Forest and Moro Rock Trail. Explore hidden gems such as General Sherman Tree and General Grant Tree Trail. Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Sequoia National Park.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Visalia trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Jose to Visalia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in June: highs in Visalia hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Santa Maria

— 4 nights
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tobin James Cellars and Riverbench Vineyard and Winery. Step off the beaten path and head to Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop and Morro Rock. Explore Santa Maria's surroundings by going to Cambria (Moonstone Beach Dr & Moonstone Beach) and Piedras Blancas (in San Simeon). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Presqu'ile Winery and identify plant and animal life at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Visalia to Santa Maria takes 3 hours. When traveling from Visalia in June, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Santa Maria: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

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.
Let the collections at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and The Getty Center capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Santa Monica Bay and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Camarillo to see Camarillo Premium Outlets about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Broad, stop by Angelino Heights Historic Area, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Santa Maria to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Maria in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 27th (Sat), kick back and relax at Newport Beach, admire the majestic nature at Crystal Cove, and then kick back and relax at Victoria Beach. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Founder's Park, examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, and then take a leisurely stroll along San Clemente Pier.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Anaheim online route planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

San Diego

— 5 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Little Italy. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and La Jolla Shores Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mormon Battalion Historic Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Point Loma, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at Pacific Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.