39 days in California Itinerary

39 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 4 nights
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Napa
— 4 nights
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Healdsburg
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and get curious at California Science Center.

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Hartford to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Hartford to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hartford in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 82°F and lows are around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Childrens Museums

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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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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and stroll around Ellen Browning Scripps Park.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego route maker tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8
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Playground
Balboa Park
4.8

5
nights

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: take a memorable tour with Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Diego in October since evenings lows in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can 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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Geologic Formation
Moro Rock Trail
4.9

7
nights
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, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Panorama Trail, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online route planner.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around 28°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Mariposa Grove
4.7

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near South Lake Tahoe: Eagle Rock Hiking Trail (in Homewood) and Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks (in Tahoe City). There's much more to do: see the top attractions with Tahoe Photographic Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Theresa Catholic Church, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and savor the flavors at Wine Tours From Tahoe.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in South Lake Tahoe when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, with lows around 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Photography Tour
Tahoe Photographic Tours
4.9
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Helicopter Tour
Tahoe Helicopters
5.0

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Napa: St. Helena (VGS Chateau Potelle, Modus Operandi Cellars, &more) and Ladera Vineyards (in Calistoga). Dedicate the 9th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: soar above the sights with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, do a tasting at Judd's Hill MicroCrush, and look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Napa trip planner.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Napa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November; daily highs in Napa reach 66°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

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.
When in Healdsburg, make a side trip to see Armstrong Redwood State Reserve in Guerneville, approximately Guerneville away. There's more to do: sample some tasty brews at Ace It Bike Tours and learn about winemaking at Dry Creek Vineyard.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Healdsburg road trip site.

Getting from Napa to Healdsburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Ace It Bike Tours
5.0
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Must see
Gracianna Winery
4.8
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Winery / Vineyard
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
4.6

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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, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Healdsburg to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. Traveling from Healdsburg in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 51°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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