6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Winters
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

1
day
Winters

Winters ©
Winters is a city in rural Yolo County and the western Sacramento Valley, in northern California.The estimated population of Winters was 7,034 as of July 2015. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): experience rural life at Cool Patch Pumpkins, thenexperience rural life at Bondolio Olive Oil Farm, and then take in breathtaking views at Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve.

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San Francisco to Winters is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Winters are much hotter (95°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Winters

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Cool Patch Pumpkins
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Bondolio Olive Oil Farm ©
Bondolio Olive Oil Farm
Cool Patch Pumpkins ©
Cool Patch Pumpkins

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): trek along Scenic Road Walkway, thenstroll through Point Lobos, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Carmel tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Winters to Carmel takes 3 hours. While traveling from Winters, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Carmel, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

Plan trip to Santa Barbara with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Carmel to Santa Barbara by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in July, you will find days in Santa Barbara are a bit warmer (75°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries Tours Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego route planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to San Diego in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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