4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

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Corning
— 1 night
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Salinas
— 1 night
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San Juan Bautista
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San Francisco
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Clearlake Oaks
— 1 night
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Corning

— 1 night
Corning is a city in Tehama County, California that is located about 19 miles south of Red Bluff and about 500 miles north of Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): try your luck at Rolling Hills Casino and Resort and then stop by Olive Pit.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Corning route planner.

Portland to Corning is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Portland in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Corning: highs are around 95°F and lows about 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Salinas.

Things to do in Corning

Fun & Games · Shopping · Casinos

Salinas

— 1 night
Salinas is the county seat and largest municipality of Monterey County, California. On the 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Steinbeck House / Best Cellar Gift Shop, take in nature's colorful creations at Tatum's Garden, then stroll around Toro County Park, and finally stop by AiX.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Salinas trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Corning to Salinas in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Corning in June, you will find days in Salinas are cooler (70°F), and nights are slightly colder (54°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Juan Bautista.

Things to do in Salinas

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista is a city in San Benito County, California, United States. For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Juan Bautista day trip planning site.

San Juan Bautista is just a stone's throw from Salinas. While traveling from Salinas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Juan Bautista, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 52°F. You will leave for San Francisco on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in San Juan Bautista

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions app.

You can drive from San Juan Bautista to San Francisco in 2 hours. While traveling from San Juan Bautista, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Clearlake Oaks.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Clearlake Oaks

— 1 night
Clearlake Oaks is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake County, California, United States. To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Clearlake Oaks trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Clearlake Oaks takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Clearlake Oaks, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Clearlake Oaks

Parks · Nature · Wineries

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.