19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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Start: Cluj-Napoca
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  18 h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Tram:  1 h
4
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Malibu
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Foot + Train:  19 h
End: Cluj-Napoca

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a stroll through SoMa.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to San Francisco is an approximately 18- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mountain View.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Silicon Valley has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): walk around Cuesta Park, admire the verdant scenery at Silicon Valley, and then walk around Pioneer Memorial Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mountain View travel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Mountain View takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Silicon Valley
Highlights from your plan
Silicon Valley ©
Silicon Valley
Cuesta Park ©
Cuesta Park
Pioneer Memorial Park ©
Pioneer Memorial Park

7
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mountain View to Los Angeles. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Mountain View in September, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Go for a jaunt from Santa Monica to Santa Clarita to see Six Flags Magic Mountain about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, explore the landscape on two wheels at South Bay Bicycle Trail, and stop by Bergamot Station.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica travel itinerary planner.

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Santa Monica are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Six Flags Magic Mountain
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Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
South Bay Bicycle Trail ©
South Bay Bicycle Trail

2
nights
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Take a break from Malibu with a short trip to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, admire the majestic nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, take a leisurely stroll along Malibu Pier, and walk around Malibu Bluffs Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Malibu travel planner.

You can drive from Santa Monica to Malibu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Malibu can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Point Dume State Beach and Preserve ©
Point Dume State Beach and Preserve

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