8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
St. Helena
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take a stroll through Chinatown. On your second day here, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions tool .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. When traveling from New Delhi in March, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

1
night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 27th (Tue), learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery and then learn about winemaking at Inglenook.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the St. Helena trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to St. Helena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of subway and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in March since evenings lows in St. Helena dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

Inglenook, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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Inglenook ©
Inglenook

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.
On the 28th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally admire the majestic nature at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from St. Helena to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Helena in March: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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