60 days in California & Oregon Itinerary

60 days in California & Oregon Itinerary

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60 days in California & Oregon Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  3​h
1
Mammoth Lakes
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Crescent City
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
5
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Portland
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Hood River
— 5 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Healdsburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Napa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
San Francisco
— 9 nights
End: San Francisco


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7
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Mariposa Grove, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

Plan my day in Mammoth Lakes using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Mammoth Lakes dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

7
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, head outdoors with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary planner .

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Crescent City: Redwood National Park (Redwood National Park, Trillium Falls Hike, & more), Redwood Highway (in Eureka) and Orick (Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy & Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Point St George Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Crescent City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Crescent City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, Crescent City is little chillier than San Diego - with highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Redwood National Park, Orick, Redwood Highway
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

3
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Explore Cannon Beach's surroundings by going to Astoria (Chief Comcomly Memorial, Fort Stevens State Park, & more). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach, stroll through Cannon Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cannon Beach route maker site .

Drive from Crescent City to Cannon Beach in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. September in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Nehalem Bay State Park, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

6
nights
Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, get outside with Portland Timbers, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland day trip planner .

Drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Portland are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Sokol Blosser Winery, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway, Silver Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

5
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hood River: Bonneville Lock & Dam (in Cascade Locks) and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge). And it doesn't end there: hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, get impressive views of Mount Hood, and explore and take pictures at Hood River County Fruit Loop.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hood River trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by bus from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, The Dalles, Oregon, Mosier, Mt. Hood National Forest
Highlights from your plan

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Healdsburg: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Mendocino Coast (in Mendocino). The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at Gracianna Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West, and examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Healdsburg day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hood River to Healdsburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in October, expect nights in Healdsburg to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Guerneville, Santa Rosa, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Sharpsteen Museum, Patrick Amiot
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast

5
nights
Napa

Napa ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Napa: Simraceway Performance Driving Center (in Sonoma), St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards, Beringer Vineyards, & more) and Schramsberg Vineyards (in Calistoga). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, immerse yourself in nature at Jack London State Historic Park, and stop by Oxbow Public Market.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Napa trip builder .

You can drive from Healdsburg to Napa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sonoma, Glen Ellen, Rutherford, Schramsberg Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza

9
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

Drive from Napa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 56°F in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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