6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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6 days in California Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Grover Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Santa Rosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Lodi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Grover Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

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day
Grover Beach

Grover Beach ©
Grover Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. On the 22nd (Mon), tee off at Cypress Ridge Golf Course, then do a tasting at Kynsi Winery, and then take an in-depth tour of Heritage House Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grover Beach online route planner .

Los Angeles to Grover Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for little chillier nights in Grover Beach, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Grover Beach

Golf Outdoors Wineries

Side Trip

Arroyo Grande
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Cypress Ridge Golf Course ©
Cypress Ridge Golf Course
Kynsi Winery ©
Kynsi Winery

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz online vacation maker .

Getting from Grover Beach to Santa Cruz by car takes about 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off toSanta Rosa.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), learn about winemaking at Sonoma - Cutrer Vineyards Inc, then do a tasting at Williams Selyem Winery, then learn about winemaking at Porter Creek Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Muscardini Cellars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Unti Vineyards, do a tasting at Comstock Wines, then learn about winemaking at Portalupi Wine Co., and finally learn about winemaking at Christopher Creek Winery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Santa Rosa road trip website .

Drive from Santa Cruz to Santa Rosa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In April, daytime highs in Santa Rosa are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lodi.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wineries

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Muscardini Cellars, Sonoma - Cutrer Vineyards Inc
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Williams Selyem Winery ©
Williams Selyem Winery
Muscardini Cellars ©
Muscardini Cellars
Porter Creek Vineyards ©
Porter Creek Vineyards

1
night
Lodi

Lodi ©
Lodi is a city located in San Joaquin County, California, in the northern portion of California's Central Valley. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): do a tasting at Woodbridge Winery, do a tasting at Lucas Winery, then get engrossed in the history at San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Mettler Family Vineyards.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lodi road trip planning tool .

Getting from Santa Rosa to Lodi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April in Lodi, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Grover Beach.

Things to do in Lodi

Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Woodbridge Winery
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Woodbridge Winery ©
Woodbridge Winery
Lucas Winery ©
Lucas Winery

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Grover Beach

Grover Beach ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ocean Beach Park, and then stroll through Surf Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grover Beach travel route builder site .

You can drive from Lodi to Grover Beach in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grover Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lompoc, Rutiz Family Farms, Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center
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Surf Beach ©
Surf Beach
Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center ©
Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center
Rons ©
Rons

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