7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California travel planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Tuolumne
Drive
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Shasta
— 1 night
Drive
4
Redding
— 1 night
Drive
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Sacramento
— 3 nights
Fly to Ontario International Airport, Drive to San Bernardino

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Tuolumne

Tuolumne is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California, United States. For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tuolumne trip planning tool.

San Bernardino to Tuolumne is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from San Bernardino in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Tuolumne. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Tuolumne

Fun & Games · Parks · Nature · Casinos

Lassen Volcanic National Park

— 1 night
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Kitchen, contemplate the geological forces at Lassen Peak , then witness a stunning natural landmark at Bumpass Hell, and finally explore the striking landscape of Sulphur Works.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lassen Volcanic National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Tuolumne to Lassen Volcanic National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Tuolumne in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 65°F in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Mount Shasta.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Nature · Parks

Mount Shasta

— 1 night
Mount Shasta is a city in Siskiyou County, California, at about 3600ft above sea level on the flanks of Mount Shasta, a prominent northern California landmark. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Siskiyou, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Shasta, and then contemplate the geological forces at Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mount Shasta trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Mount Shasta takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in June: high temperatures in Mount Shasta hover around 82°F and lows are around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Redding.

Things to do in Mount Shasta

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Redding

— 1 night
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. On the 21st (Sun), get curious at Turtle Bay Exploration Park and then snap pictures at Sundial Bridge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Redding itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Mount Shasta to Redding takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mount Shasta in June, expect Redding to be a bit warmer, temps between 95°F and 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in Redding

Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Sacramento

— 3 nights

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Get a sense of the local culture at California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento Waterfront. Venture out of the city with trips to Robert Mondavi Winery (in Oakville) and St. Helena (VGS Chateau Potelle, V. Sattui Winery, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at California State Capitol Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, do a tasting at The Undergound Tasting Room, and test your problem-solving skills at Enchambered: Sacramento Escape Room.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sacramento trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Redding to Sacramento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Redding in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 58°F in Sacramento. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
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.