6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California attractions planner
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San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive
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Sausalito
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco — 1 day

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Miami to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in February, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 62°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sausalito.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Sausalito — 1 night

Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument and then relax and rejuvenate at Soulstice Mind + Body Spa.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sausalito trip itinerary website.

Sausalito is just a stone's throw from San Francisco. In February in Sausalito, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to St. Helena.
Parks · Nature · Spas
Side Trip

St. Helena — 1 night

The city of St.
On the 25th (Fri), do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, do a tasting at Darioush Winery, and then do a tasting at Inglenook.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the St. Helena holiday maker site.

Getting from Sausalito to St. Helena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Sausalito in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 40°F in St. Helena. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.
Wineries · Tours · Shopping
Side Trips

Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. On the 26th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then savor the flavors at Monterey Bay Food Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

You can drive from St. Helena to Monterey in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or fly. In February in Monterey, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Carmel.
Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Carmel — 1 night

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Carmel using our trip planner.

Carmel is very close to Monterey. In February, daytime highs in Carmel are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to home.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
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.

Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.