60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 8 nights
2
Healdsburg
— 6 nights
3
Napa
— 6 nights
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 6 nights
5
Truckee
— 5 nights
6
Yosemite National Park
— 12 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
9
West Hollywood
— 1 night
10
Beverly Hills
— 1 night
11
Palm Springs
— 1 night
12
San Diego
— 1 night

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 48 minutes away. Dedicate the 23rd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip tool.

Tampa to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Tampa to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tampa in July, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are colder with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Battery Spencer
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
nights
Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mendocino (Mendocino Coast & Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books), Albion River Bridge (in Albion) and Old Faithful Geyser of California (in Calistoga). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sonoma Coast State Beach, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Healdsburg itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, bus, and train. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Healdsburg: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Mendocino, Guerneville, Geyserville, Albion River Bridge, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30:
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Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Wine Tours & Tastings

6
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Explore Napa's surroundings by going to St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Pride Mountain Vineyards, &more) and Calistoga (Sterling Vineyards & Castello di Amorosa). Dedicate the 1st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, stroll around Sonoma Plaza, savor the flavors at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Napa trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Healdsburg to Napa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Healdsburg in July: highs in Napa hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena, Rutherford, Calistoga, Sonoma Plaza, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

6
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
South Lake Tahoe is known for historic sites, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: race across the water with a speed boat tour, trek along Eagle Falls Trail, experience rural life at Tahoe Trout Farm, and stroll through Mt. Tallac Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

You can drive from Napa to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in South Lake Tahoe, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Stateline, Emerald Bay State Park, Eagle Falls Trail, Genoa Cemetery
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Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Speed Boats Tours
Tahoe Trout Farm ©
Tahoe Trout Farm

5
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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, grab your bike and head to Truckee River Legacy Trail, stroll through West End Beach, and cruise along Donner Pass.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Truckee itinerary planner.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 38°F in Truckee. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Northstar California ©
Northstar California
River Rafting & Tubing
Donner Lake Watersports & Marina ©
Donner Lake Watersports & Marina

12
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Step out of Yosemite National Park with an excursion to Bodie State Historic Park in Bridgeport--about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, cruise along Tioga Pass, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker site.

Getting from Truckee to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 5.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: The Presidente tree (in Three Rivers) and Death Valley National Park (Zabriskie Point & Dante's View). There's much more to do: hike along Congress Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, and delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

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You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 95°F and lows are around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Death Valley National Park, The Presidente tree
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail

6
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 5th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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night
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Chateau Marmont, then don't miss a visit to Sunset Strip, and then make a trip to Sunset Plaza.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read West Hollywood trip tool.

West Hollywood is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in West Hollywood, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Sunset Strip ©
Sunset Strip
Chateau Marmont ©
Chateau Marmont
Sunset Plaza ©
Sunset Plaza

1
night
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, then make a trip to Two Rodeo Drive, and finally wander the streets of Rodeo Drive.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Beverly Hills online trip itinerary builder.

Beverly Hills is just a stone's throw from West Hollywood. In September, daily temperatures in Beverly Hills can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, contemplate the long history of Indian Canyons, then get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Theresa Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs day trip site.

Traveling by car from Beverly Hills to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Beverly Hills in September: highs in Palm Springs hover around 100°F, while lows dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
St. Theresa Church ©
St. Theresa Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, then take in the pleasant sights at Tuna Harbor Park, and then see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Palm Springs to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Springs in September, expect nights in San Diego to be slightly colder, around 68°F, while days are colder, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums
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USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
Tuna Harbor Park ©
Tuna Harbor Park

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