12 days in Maine & California Itinerary

12 days in Maine & California Itinerary

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Rockland
— Few hours
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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San Simeon
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Palm Springs
— 3 nights

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Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars and then contemplate the long history of Farnsworth Art Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rockland journey maker app.

Nashville to Rockland is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Rockland is 1 hour. While traveling from Nashville, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Rockland, ranging from highs of 33°F to lows of 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars ©
Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
de Young Museum and Cable Car Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Rockland to San Francisco takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Rockland to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rockland in February, things will get much warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 62°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal and then step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Simeon trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from San Francisco to San Simeon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from San Francisco in February, San Simeon is little chillier at night with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Simeon

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Petersen Automotive Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Step off the beaten path and head to California Science Center and Madame Tussauds Hollywood. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, shop like a local with The Grove, and explore the world behind art at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from San Simeon in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Indian Canyons and then wander the streets of El Paseo Shopping District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Palm Springs.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs journey planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: highs in Palm Springs hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Sunnylands Center & Gardens ©
Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum

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