60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

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60 days in California Itinerary

Start: Klagenfurt
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
San Diego
— 8 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Crescent City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
San Francisco
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Napa
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Carmel
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Bus:  6 h 45 min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Klagenfurt

8
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.
Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine), California Wolf Center (in Julian) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Diego journey planner.

Klagenfurt, Austria to San Diego is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Klagenfurt in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, Lions, Tigers & Bears, California Wolf Center
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

6
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Venture out of the city with trips to Redwood National Park (Redwood National Park, Trillium Falls Hike, &more), Orick (Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, Lady Bird Johnson Grove, &more) and Eureka (Redwood Highway & Hikshari Trail). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach, hike along Boy Scout Big Tree Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stout Grove, and admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Crescent City attractions 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. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect Crescent City to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder site.

Fly from Crescent City to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Crescent City in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Battery Spencer, Aftel Archive of Curious Scents
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Napa: Sonoma (Simraceway Performance Driving Center, MacLaren, &more), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, walk around Sonoma Plaza, learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, and savor the flavors at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Napa route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Napa: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sonoma, Healdsburg, Rutherford, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Simraceway Performance Driving Center ©
Wine Tours & Tastings
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle

4
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. Explore Carmel's surroundings by going to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Road Walkway, take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, and grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Carmel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in July, you will find days in Carmel are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Garland Ranch Regional Park, Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

6
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, trek along Big Baldy, stroll through General Grant Tree Trail, and make a trip to General Sherman Tree.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker tool.

Getting from Carmel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. While traveling from Carmel, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

10
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, get great views at Valley View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

8
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 Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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