8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Palm Springs
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Montreal

3
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Explore hidden gems such as Integratron and Tennis Club District. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Dream Wanderer and Indian Canyons. Change things up with a short trip to Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Las Palmas, and wander the streets of El Paseo Shopping District.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs vacation builder .

Montreal, Canada to Palm Springs is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Montreal to Palm Springs, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Palm Springs is much hotter than Montreal - with highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Landers, Palm Desert
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Museum-lovers will appreciate Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum and Venture Gallery. You'll get in some beach time at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Pfeiffer State Beach. Step out of Monterey to go to Jolon and see Mission San Antonio de Padua, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, look for all kinds of wild species at Point Lobos, and stroll through Carmel River State Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Palm Springs to Monterey in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Palm Springs in February: high temperatures in Monterey hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel, Mission San Antonio de Padua, Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Mission San Antonio de Padua ©
Mission San Antonio de Padua

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