60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

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Crescent City
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 7 nights
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Los Angeles
— 8 nights
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
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Tahoe City
— 6 nights
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Napa
— 7 nights
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Healdsburg
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 8 nights

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Crescent City

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stop by Rumiano Cheese Company, then relax and float downstream with Redwood Rides, and then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Enderts Beach, then stroll through Stout Grove, and then take a pleasant ride with Crescent Trail Rides.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Crescent City trip maker tool.

San Francisco to Crescent City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Crescent City at 63°F and lows at 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Crescent City

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Redwood Rides ©
River Rafting / Tubing
Redwood Rides
4.9

7
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San Diego

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.
Get outdoors at La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, take in the dramatic natural features at Cabrillo Tide Pools, browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center.

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Traveling by flight from Crescent City to San Diego takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Crescent City in August: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 78°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
La Jolla Cove ©
Must see
La Jolla Cove
4.7
USS Midway Museum ©
Must see
USS Midway Museum
4.8

8
nights
Los Angeles

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Head to Montana Avenue and Two Rodeo Drivefor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Beverly Hills (Rodeo Drive & Mulholland Drive) and Annenberg Community Beach House (in Santa Monica). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get your bearings at Paley Center for Media, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
The Getty Center ©
Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8

2
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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. On the 6th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, stroll through Asilomar State Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge.

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Fly from Los Angeles to Carmel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, things will get a bit cooler in Carmel: highs are around 72°F and lows about 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Point Lobos ©
Must see
Point Lobos
4.9
©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.8

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A Land of Giants

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Sequoia Sightseeing Tours and Congress Trail. When in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, make a side trip to see Sequoia National Park in Visalia, approximately Visalia away. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, and stroll through Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Carmel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Carmel, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Giant Forest ©
Must see
Giant Forest
4.9
Moro Rock Trail ©
Geologic Formation
Moro Rock Trail
4.9
Congress Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Congress Trail
4.9

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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 Museum Gallery and Ansel Adams Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. There's lots more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip site.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (74°F), and nights are cooler (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Must see
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Taft Point ©
Must see
Taft Point
4.9

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Tahoe City

Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hellman-Ehrman Mansion and Historic Downtown Truckee. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Meeks Bay Beach and Commons Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tahoe City: Truckee (Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, West End Beach, &more). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, grab your bike and head to Truckee River Bike Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, and hike along Stateline Lookout.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tahoe City route builder.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Tahoe City takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Tahoe City are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Tahoe Donner ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Tahoe Donner
4.6

7
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Napa

America's Wine Country

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Modus Operandi Cellars. Jack London State Historic Park and Castello di Amorosa will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Napa: Glen Ellen (Wellington Cellars & Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery), Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma) and St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Pride Mountain Vineyards). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, stroll through Bodega Dunes, learn about winemaking at Mumm Napa, and take a memorable tour with Sonoma Canopy Tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Napa journey builder app.

Getting from Tahoe City to Napa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tahoe City in September: high temperatures in Napa hover around 81°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.6

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Sonoma Coast State Beach and Fort Ross State Historic Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Alexander Valley Vineyards. Explore Healdsburg's surroundings by going to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Vincent Arroyo Winery (in Calistoga). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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Drive from Napa to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Healdsburg are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
4.6

8
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Dedicate the 15th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route maker.

You can drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. Traveling from Healdsburg in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 56°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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