38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Santa Rosa
— 4 nights
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
3
San Jose
— 4 nights
4
Fresno
— 2 nights
5
Visalia
— 3 nights
6
Santa Maria
— 4 nights
7
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
8
Anaheim
— 4 nights
9
San Diego
— 5 nights

4
nights
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
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 The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Charles M. Schulz Museum and Graton Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Rosa side-trips: Judd's Hill MicroCrush (in Napa) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West, learn about winemaking at VJB Cellars, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Santa Rosa vacation planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Santa Rosa is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Stockholm to Santa Rosa, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: highs in Santa Rosa hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Napa, Wine Tours & Tastings, VJB Cellars, Graton Gallery, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Safari West ©
Safari West
Wine Tours & Tastings
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Walt Disney Family Museum and California State Railroad Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Cable Car Museum. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see California State Capitol Museum in Sacramento, approximately Sacramento away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, hike along Lands End, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Rosa to San Francisco takes 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 slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Sacramento, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Legion of Honor ©
Legion of Honor
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

4
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Winchester Mystery House. Get outdoors at Point Lobos and Carmel River State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail (in Monterey), Natural Bridges State Beach (in Santa Cruz) and Del Mar Beach (in Carmel). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Jose trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in San Jose to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fresno.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove, Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, Natural Bridges State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

2
nights
Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
On the 15th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, contemplate the long history of Forestiere Underground Gardens, and then play a few rounds at Riverside Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Fossil Discovery Center, view the masterpieces at Arte Americas, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Fresno Water Tower.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fresno online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Jose to Fresno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, Fresno is somewhat warmer than San Jose - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Visalia.

Things to do in Fresno

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Fossil Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Forestiere Underground Gardens ©
Forestiere Underground Gardens
Fossil Discovery Center ©
Fossil Discovery Center
Old Fresno Water Tower ©
Old Fresno Water Tower

3
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Visalia

Visalia ©
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 General Grant Tree Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Moro Rock and Sequoia National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Kings Canyon National Park in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (about 1h 45 min away).

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Visalia tour planner.

Getting from Fresno to Visalia by car takes about an hour. In June in Visalia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sequoia National Park ©
Sequoia National Park
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

4
nights
Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Take a break from the city and head to Friends of the Elephant Seal and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Relax by the water at Moonstone Beach and Piedras Blancas. Explore Santa Maria's surroundings by going to Hearst Castle (in San Simeon), Moonstone Beach Dr (in Cambria) and Harmony Pottery Works (in Harmony). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Presqu'ile Winery and examine the collection at Santa Maria Museum of Flight.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Maria travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Visalia to Santa Maria takes 3 hours. When traveling from Visalia in June, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Santa Maria: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

San Simeon, Cambria, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Harmony Pottery Works
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria Museum of Flight ©
Santa Maria Museum of Flight
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

5
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica Bay and Santa Monica State Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Camarillo Premium Outlets in Camarillo, approximately Camarillo away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Broad, see the interesting displays at Hollywood Bowl Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Maria to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Maria in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Relax by the water at Newport Beach and Crystal Cove. Get some cultural insight at Mission San Juan Capistrano and Sunnylands Center & Gardens. Explore Anaheim's surroundings by going to Palm Springs Air Museum (in Palm Springs) and San Clemente Pier (in San Clemente). The adventure continues: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim visit planning website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Anaheim by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Anaheim are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Palm Springs Air Museum, Crystal Cove, San Clemente Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

5
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Mormon Battalion Historic Site. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Point Loma and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park, wander the streets of Little Italy, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Anaheim to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in July, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

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