6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California travel route planner

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Montara
— 1 night
Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to San Diego
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San Diego
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get great views at Twin Peaks. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route planner.

Austin to San Francisco is an approximately 30-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Austin in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Montara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Montara

— 1 night
Montara is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Montara Point Lighthouse and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mavericks.

For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Montara trip tool.

Montara is very close to San Francisco. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Montara at 59°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Montara

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then stroll around La Jolla Cove.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Montara to San Diego. In April, San Diego is a bit warmer than Montara - with highs of 71°F and lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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.