42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Redding
— 1 night
2
Santa Rosa
— 4 nights
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
4
San Jose
— 4 nights
5
Fresno
— 4 nights
6
Visalia
— 3 nights
7
Santa Maria
— 4 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
9
Anaheim
— 4 nights
10
San Diego
— 5 nights

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Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): snap pictures at Sundial Bridge and then hike along Clover Creek Preserve Trail. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Bethel Church and then stroll through Brandy Creek Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Redding trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Redding is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Redding is minus 9 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: highs in Redding hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Redding

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Brandy Creek Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bethel Church ©
Bethel Church

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Charles M. Schulz Museum and Graton Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Amorosa and Wine Tours & Tastings. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Rosa side-trips: Cast Wines (in Geyserville), Mumm Napa (in Rutherford) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at VJB Cellars, identify plant and animal life at Safari West, and indulge your taste buds at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Rosa online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Redding to Santa Rosa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Redding in June, expect Santa Rosa to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Napa, Cast Wines, Mumm Napa, Graton Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Safari West ©
Safari West
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Wine Tours & Tastings

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lands End and Walt Disney Family Museum. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, view the masterpieces at Xanadu Gallery (V. C. Morris Gift Shop), take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

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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. While traveling from Santa Rosa, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Winchester Mystery House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carmel River State Beach and Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Monterey Bay (in Monterey), Natural Bridges State Beach (in Santa Cruz) and Pfeiffer State Beach (in Big Sur). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fresno.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Monterey, Natural Bridges State Beach, Pfeiffer State Beach, Carmel River State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

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Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Get outdoors at Vernal Fall and Taft Point. Popular historic sites such as Forestiere Underground Gardens and Pioneer Yosemite History Center are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fresno: Yosemite National Park (Nevada Falls Loop, Sentinel Dome, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Old Fresno Water Tower and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fresno day trip planning tool.

You can drive from San Jose to Fresno in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in June: high temperatures in Fresno hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Visalia.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center

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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. Escape the urban bustle at Giant Forest and General Grant Tree Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Moro Rock and Sequoia National Park. Step out of Visalia with an excursion to Kings Canyon National Park in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park--about 1h 55 min away.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Visalia route planner.

Getting from Fresno to Visalia by car takes about an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Trails

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

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Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Friends of the Elephant Seal and Moonstone Beach Dr. You'll get in some beach time at Moonstone Beach and Piedras Blancas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Maria: Tobin James Cellars (in Paso Robles) and Morro Rock (in Morro Bay). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Riverbench Vineyard and Winery and look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria road trip site.

You can drive from Visalia to Santa Maria in 3 hours. Traveling from Visalia in June, you will find days in Santa Maria are cooler (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Cambria, San Simeon, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Tobin James Cellars, Morro Rock
Highlights from your plan
Riverbench Vineyard and Winery ©
Riverbench Vineyard and Winery
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

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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.
Head to Camarillo Premium Outlets and LA Farmers' Marketfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Venice Canals Walkway. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Simi Valley and see Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, which is approximately 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, admire the masterpieces at The Broad, and kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Santa Maria to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Maria in June, with highs in Los Angeles at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
We've included these beaches for you: Newport Beach and Crystal Cove. Mission San Juan Capistrano and Sunnylands Center & Gardens will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anaheim: Palm Springs Art Museum (in Palm Springs) and San Clemente Pier (in San Clemente). It doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Anaheim are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Palm Springs Art Museum, Sunnylands Center & Gardens, 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

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San Diego

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.
You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Shores Park and Coronado Beach. Visiting Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Point Loma, take a stroll through Little Italy, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in July, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park