60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

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Los Angeles
— 8 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 7 nights
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Tahoe City
— 7 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
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Healdsburg
— 7 nights
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles

— 8 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney District, &more) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Place). Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Los Angeles is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time (EAT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Dar es Salaam in January, expect Los Angeles to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Barbara

— 6 nights

The American Riviera

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Barbara: Santa Maria (Rancho Sisquoc Winery & Foxen Canyon Wine Trail), Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail (in Avila Beach) and Heritage House Museum (in Arroyo Grande). There's much more to do: learn the secrets of beer at 246 Wine & Brew Tours, admire the majestic nature at El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, get curious at MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, and take an in-depth tour of Santa Barbara Historical Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in January since evenings lows in Santa Barbara dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

San Diego

— 7 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Santa Barbara to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in February since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to Tahoe City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Tahoe City

— 7 nights
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Venture out of the city with trips to Truckee (Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area, Tahoe Donner Cross Country, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, fly down the slopes at Granlibakken Ski and Sled Area, head outdoors with Matt Heron Fly Fishing, and tee off at Kings Beach Miniature Golf.

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You can fly from San Diego to Tahoe City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in February, expect Tahoe City to be colder, temps between 8°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 9 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, play a few rounds at Big Trees Golf Course, and stroll through McGurk Meadow.

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Drive from Tahoe City to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. In February in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Healdsburg

— 7 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Healdsburg side-trips: Calistoga (Vincent Arroyo Winery & Sharpsteen Museum) and Modus Operandi Cellars (in St. Helena). Dedicate the 3rd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Healdsburg road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Healdsburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, you will find days in Healdsburg are a bit warmer (21°C), and nights are much hotter (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Point Reyes National Seashore: Petaluma (Petaluma Seed Bank & Ellis Creek Water Plant and Wetlands) and Sonoma (California Missions Museum at Cline Cellars & Lachryma Montis).

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Traveling by car from Healdsburg to Point Reyes National Seashore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Point Reyes National Seashore, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 11 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 15th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online travel route planner.

Getting from Point Reyes National Seashore to San Francisco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Point Reyes National Seashore in March, with lows around 11°C. On the 21st (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.