60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California travel route planner
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Los Angeles
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Santa Barbara
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 3 nights
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Healdsburg
— 7 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 10 nights
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Tahoe City
— 7 nights
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San Diego
— 9 nights
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Los Angeles — 7 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Third Street Promenade) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Downtown Disney District, &more). Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Los Angeles. In January, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.
Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trips

Santa Barbara — 7 nights

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 Barbara Soaring (in Santa Ynez), Avila Beach (BoltAbout & Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail) and Santa Maria (Foxen Vineyard & Winery & Rancho Sisquoc Winery). There's much more to do: learn the secrets of beer at 246 Wine & Brew Tours, get to know the fascinating history of The Historic La Arcada Courtyard, admire the masterpieces at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara.

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Getting from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Barbara, with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
Wineries · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips

San Francisco — 9 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 27th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco attractions planner.

You can fly from Santa Barbara to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in January: highs in San Francisco hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.
Parks · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Point Reyes National Seashore — 3 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park (in St. Helena), Sonoma (Repris Wines & Lachryma Montis) and Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma).

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Point Reyes National Seashore online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Point Reyes National Seashore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Point Reyes National Seashore, with lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Healdsburg.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips

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 9th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Healdsburg travel planner.

You can drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to Healdsburg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Healdsburg can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Wineries · Tours · Museums
Side Trips

Yosemite National Park — 10 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.
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For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Healdsburg to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Healdsburg in February, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (48°F), and nights are colder (18°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tahoe City.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Tahoe City — 7 nights

Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Explore Tahoe City's surroundings by going to Truckee (Truckee River Legacy Trail, Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area, &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, cast your line with Matt Heron Fly Fishing, fly down the slopes at Granlibakken Ski and Sled Area, and wander the streets of Commercial Row and Jibboom Street.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tahoe City day trip app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Tahoe City by car takes about 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in Tahoe City are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to San Diego.
Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Side Trips

San Diego — 9 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Encinitas (San Diego Botanic Garden & Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tahoe City to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tahoe City in March: highs in San Diego hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
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.