60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 11 nights
3
Carmel
— 6 nights
4
St. Helena
— 7 nights
5
San Francisco
— 10 nights
6
Crescent City
— 6 nights
7
San Diego
— 7 nights

9
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.
Norton Simon Museum and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Royal Palms State Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

11
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mariposa Grove and Nevada Falls Loop. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, hike along Panorama Trail, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site.

Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Yosemite National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

6
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. Get some cultural insight at Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Steven Whyte's Sculpture Studio and Gallery. Appreciate the collections at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe and Carmel Art Association. Get out of town with these interesting Carmel side-trips: Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach & Point Sur State Historic Park) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Point Lobos, enjoy the sand and surf at Breakwater, tee off at Cypress Point Golf Club, and admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Carmel trip itinerary planning app.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 15.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in Carmel, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Monterey, Big Sur, Pebble Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

7
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Wine Tours & Tastings and Inglenook are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and Sharpsteen Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Helena: Healdsburg (Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves, Ferrari-Carano Winery, &more), Benziger Family Winery (in Glen Ellen) and Sonoma Valley (in Sonoma). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery and indulge your taste buds at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read St. Helena trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to St. Helena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Carmel in June, you will find days in St. Helena are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Rutherford, Oakville, Napa, Calistoga
Highlights from your plan
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

10
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach for some beach relaxation. Let the collections at Exploratorium and de Young Museum capture your imagination. Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from St. Helena to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. When traveling from St. Helena in June, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

6
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Take a break from the city and head to Redwood National Park and Stout Grove. Let the collections at End of the Trail Museum and Trees of Mystery capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Crescent City: California Coastal Trail (in Redwood National Park), Orick (Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park & Trillium Falls Hike) and Klamath (High Bluff Overlook & Yurok Country Visitor Center). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Enderts Beach, kick back and relax at Point St George Park, enjoy the sea views from Battery Point Lighthouse, and immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

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Getting from San Francisco to Crescent City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Crescent City to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Klamath, Redwood National Park, Orick
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail

7
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.
Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Let the collections at Maritime Museum of San Diego and Mingei International Museum capture your imagination. Step out of San Diego to go to Alpine and see Lions, Tigers & Bears, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, stroll through Mission Beach Park, and get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

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You can fly from Crescent City to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Crescent City in July; daily highs in San Diego reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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