58 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

58 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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Mariposa
— 6 nights
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Monterey
— 8 nights
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Napa
— 9 nights
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Healdsburg
— 8 nights
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 21 nights

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Mariposa

Mariposa ©
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wawona (Pioneer Yosemite History Center & Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark), Scenic Route Highway 49 (in Oakhurst) and Ascent Spa (in Fish Camp). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at Yosemite Ziplines and Adventure Ranch, take an in-depth tour of California State Mining and Mineral Museum, see the interesting displays at Mariposa Museum and History Center, and identify plant and animal life at Merced National Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mariposa trip itinerary maker app.

Boston to Mariposa is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Boston to Mariposa, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Mariposa is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 76°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Mariposa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
Yosemite Ziplines and Adventure Ranch ©
Yosemite Ziplines and Adventure Ranch
California State Mining and Mineral Museum ©

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Monterey: Tatum's Garden (in Salinas), New Brighton State Beach (in Capitola) and Mount Hermon Adventures (in Mount Hermon). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at Monterey Bay Food Tours, make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, and grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Monterey visit planning tool.

Drive from Mariposa to Monterey in 3 hours. Traveling from Mariposa in April, you will find days in Monterey are little chillier (64°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Monterey Bay Food Tours ©
Monterey Bay Food Tours
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Kayaks ©
Monterey Bay Kayaks

9
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to St. Helena (Duckhorn Vineyards, Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park, &more), Calistoga (Schramsberg Vineyards, Huge Bear at The Bank Tasting Room, &more) and Kenwood (B. Wise Vineyards & Kenwood Vineyards). Dedicate the 23rd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy unforgettable views with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, learn about winemaking at Inglenook, indulge your taste buds at Sonoma Valley, and explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

Start your trip to Napa by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Napa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in April: highs in Napa hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle
Wine Tours & Tastings
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides ©
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Healdsburg: Calistoga (Old Faithful Geyser of California, Vincent Arroyo Winery, &more), Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Sapphire Hill Winery and sample some tasty brews at Ace It Bike Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Healdsburg online day trip planner.

You can drive from Napa to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

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Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore ©
Explore Point Reyes National Seashore's surroundings by going to Santa Rosa (Hanna Winery, Woodenhead Vintners, &more) and Martin Griffin Preserve (in Stinson Beach).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Point Reyes National Seashore road trip planning app.

You can drive from Healdsburg to Point Reyes National Seashore in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Point Reyes National Seashore can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Reyes Safaris ©
Point Reyes Safaris
Point Reyes Lighthouse ©
Point Reyes Lighthouse
Food & Farm Tours ©
Food & Farm Tours

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Lawrence Hall of Science (in Berkeley), Mill Valley (Mount Tamalpais State Park, Lytton Square, &more) and Art Works Downtown (in San Rafael). Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Point Reyes National Seashore to San Francisco takes 2 hours. When traveling from Point Reyes National Seashore in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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