9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California tour itinerary planner

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Bodega Bay
— 2 nights
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 1 night
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Sebastopol
— 1 night
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Sonoma
— 3 nights
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Petaluma
— 1 night
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Bodega Bay

— 2 nights
Bodega Bay is a town and census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma County, California, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Bohemian Creamery, Ramini Mozzarella, Sonoma Coast Vineyards, and other attractions. On the 22nd (Sat), stop by Ramini Mozzarella and then look for gifts at Fishetarian Fish Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Bohemian Creamery and then learn about winemaking at Sonoma Coast Vineyards.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bodega Bay visit planning website.

Larkspur to Bodega Bay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Bodega Bay are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in Bodega Bay

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore

— 1 night
For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Point Reyes National Seashore trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Bodega Bay to Point Reyes National Seashore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Point Reyes National Seashore sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 53°F at night. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sebastopol.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Sebastopol

— 1 night
Sebastopol or is a city in Sonoma County, California, United States, approximately 52mi north of San Francisco. For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sebastopol trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Point Reyes National Seashore to Sebastopol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Sebastopol, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Sonoma.

Things to do in Sebastopol

Wineries

Side Trip

Sonoma

— 3 nights
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Domaine Carneros.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sonoma trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Sebastopol to Sonoma takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Sonoma sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel to Petaluma.

Things to do in Sonoma

Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Petaluma

— 1 night
Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County, California, United States, 32mi north of San Francisco. Achadinha Cheese Company has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): expand your horizons at Achadinha Cheese Company.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Petaluma trip itinerary planner.

Petaluma is just a short distance from Sonoma. In August, daytime highs in Petaluma are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Petaluma

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California travel guide

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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.