12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Sacramento
— 1 night
3
Crystal Bay
— 2 nights
4
Groveland
— 2 nights
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
6
Monterey
— 2 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island has been added to your itinerary.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. April in San Francisco sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sacramento trip maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Sacramento by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Sacramento hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Crystal Bay.

Things to do in Sacramento

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sacramento Zoo ©
Sacramento Zoo

2
nights
Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay ©
On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Cascade Falls Trail, explore the striking landscape at Cave Rock, and then steep yourself in history at Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Crystal Bay travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Crystal Bay takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sacramento, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Crystal Bay, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Groveland.

Things to do in Crystal Bay

Nature · Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Cave Rock, Boomtown Reno Casino
Highlights from your plan
Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society ©
Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society

2
nights
Groveland

Groveland ©
Groveland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California. To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Groveland online holiday planner.

You can drive from Crystal Bay to Groveland in 4 hours. Traveling from Crystal Bay in April, things will get a bit warmer in Groveland: highs are around 24°C and lows about 6°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Groveland

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Wawona Meadow ©
Wawona Meadow

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
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.
For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara holiday website.

Traveling by car from Groveland to Santa Barbara takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Groveland in April, Santa Barbara is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Monterey Bay Whale Watch.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in April, you will find days in Monterey are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Monterey Bay Whale Watch ©
Monterey Bay Whale Watch

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