7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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7 days in California Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Glen Ellen
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Buffalo


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2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker .

Buffalo to San Francisco is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Buffalo to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buffalo in March, things will get warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 65°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Glen Ellen.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Glen Ellen

Glen Ellen ©
Glen Ellen is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA. On the 1st (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Jack London State Historic Park, then learn about winemaking at Bell Wine Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Glen Ellen attractions planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Glen Ellen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in March since evenings lows in Glen Ellen dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Glen Ellen

Wineries Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Modus Operandi Cellars, Robert Mondavi Winery, Bell Wine Cellars
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Bell Wine Cellars ©
Bell Wine Cellars
Jack London State Historic Park ©
Jack London State Historic Park
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

1
day
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park trip builder app .

You can drive from Glen Ellen to Redwood National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Glen Ellen in April: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails Outdoors Nature
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then shop like a local with Montana Avenue, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Los Angeles. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 75°F and lows at 56°F. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
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Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

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