56 days in California & Florida Keys Itinerary

56 days in California & Florida Keys Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Healdsburg
— 5 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Islamorada
— 5 nights
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Key Largo
— 6 nights

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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 5th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and browse the exhibits of Paley Center for Media.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip builder.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Los Angeles. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Copenhagen - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Disneyland Park, The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Highlights from your plan
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Healdsburg side-trips: Mendocino Coast (in Mendocino), B Bryan Preserve (in Point Arena) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). The adventure continues: learn the secrets of beer at Ace It Bike Tours, do a tasting at Gary Farrell Winery, stroll through Sonoma Coast State Beach, and explore the activities along Russian River.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Healdsburg vacation planning app.

Drive from San Francisco to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, bus, and train. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Healdsburg, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Russian River, Mendocino Coast, B Bryan Preserve, Ace It Bike Tours, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Ace It Bike Tours ©
Ace It Bike Tours
Sonoma Coast State Beach ©
Sonoma Coast State Beach

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around South Lake Tahoe: Eagle Rock Hiking Trail (in Homewood), Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks (in Tahoe City) and Five Lakes Creek Trailhead (in Olympic Valley). The adventure continues: soar above the sights with Lake Tahoe Balloons, hike along Mt. Tallac Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eagle Falls Trail, and experience rural life at Tahoe Trout Farm.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe day trip tool.

Drive from Healdsburg to South Lake Tahoe in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. Traveling from Healdsburg in July, South Lake Tahoe is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Truckee, Tahoe City, Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, Wine Tours From Tahoe, Five Lakes Creek Trailhead
Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks ©
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
Lake Tahoe Balloons ©
Lake Tahoe Balloons
River Rafting & Tubing

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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, cruise along Tioga Pass, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and take some stellar pictures from Half Dome.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip planning site.

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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, Head underground at Crystal Cave, trek along Congress Trail, and steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 41°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail

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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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Diego day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Key West.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort (in Little Torch Key). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, make a trip to Southernmost Point, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Key West online day trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Key West by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: high temperatures in Key West hover around 38°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort
Highlights from your plan
Air Adventures Helicopter Tours ©
Air Adventures Helicopter Tours
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Change things up with these side-trips from Islamorada: Marathon (Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, The Turtle Hospital, &more). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, get outside with Takedown Charters, and examine the collection at Florida Keys History & Discovery Center.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Islamorada road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Key West to Islamorada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Islamorada are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Marathon
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Florida Keys Brewing Company ©
Florida Keys Brewing Company
History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum

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Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Key Largo is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, step aboard SS Benwood, and test your problem-solving skills at Kingdom Escape Games.

Plan a trip to Key Largo easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Key Largo is very close to Islamorada. In August, daytime highs in Key Largo are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kingdom Escape Games ©
Kingdom Escape Games

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