9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Half Moon Bay
— 1 night
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Pescadero
— Few hours
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Davenport
— 1 night
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Santa Cruz
— Few hours
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Carmel
— Few hours
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles visit website.

Omaha to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Omaha to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Omaha in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 62°F. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 23rd (Sun), take a stroll through Union Square, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online tour planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In June, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Half Moon Bay.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trip

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
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Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay is a coastal city in San Mateo County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Moon Bay State Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Half Moon Bay day trip planning website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Half Moon Bay in an hour. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Half Moon Bay to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are slightly colder, around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pescadero.

Things to do in Half Moon Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Science Museum
CuriOdyssey
4.5

few
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Pescadero

Pescadero ©
Pescadero is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California two miles (3 km) east of State Route 1 and Pescadero State Beach. Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pescadero vacation builder site.

Pescadero is just a short distance from Half Moon Bay. Traveling from Half Moon Bay in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Pescadero: highs are around 75°F and lows about 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Davenport.

Things to do in Pescadero

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Davenport

Davenport ©
Davenport is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California. On the 26th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Shark Fin Cove.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Davenport trip planner.

Davenport is very close to Pescadero. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Pescadero in June since evenings lows in Davenport dip to 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Davenport

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Scenic Walking Area
Shark Fin Cove
4.5

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Santa Cruz trip planner.

Santa Cruz is very close to Davenport. In June, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Carmel.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 26th (Wed), wander the streets of Ocean Avenue.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Carmel journey planner.

Getting from Santa Cruz to Carmel by car takes about an hour. In June in Carmel, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Carmel

Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Neighborhood
Ocean Avenue
4.5

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Big Sur trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Big Sur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Big Sur sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 28th (Fri), admire the architecture and history at Old Mission Santa Ines and then take a stroll through State Street Underpass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Carpinteria State Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip site.

Drive from Big Sur to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Wildlife Area
Douglas Family Preserve
4.7

1
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles

City of Angels

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Barbara in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 79°F and lows reach 62°F. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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