42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Redding
— 1 night
2
Santa Rosa
— 4 nights
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
4
San Jose
— 4 nights
5
Fresno
— 4 nights
6
Visalia
— 3 nights
7
Santa Maria
— 4 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
9
Anaheim
— 4 nights
10
San Diego
— 5 nights

1
night
Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): snap pictures at Sundial Bridge and then hike along Clover Creek Preserve Trail. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Bethel Church and then stroll through Brandy Creek Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Redding trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Redding is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Redding is minus 9 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: highs in Redding hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Redding

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Brandy Creek Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bethel Church ©
Bethel Church

4
nights
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Appreciate the collections at Charles M. Schulz Museum and The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Amorosa and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Rosa side-trips: Judd's Hill MicroCrush (in Napa), Mumm Napa (in Rutherford) and Cast Wines (in Geyserville). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at VJB Cellars, view the masterpieces at Graton Gallery, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and identify plant and animal life at Safari West.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Rosa online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Redding to Santa Rosa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Redding in June, expect Santa Rosa to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wineries · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Napa, Healdsburg, Graton Gallery, Castello di Amorosa, Mumm Napa
Highlights from your plan
Safari West ©
Safari West
Wine Tours & Tastings
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lands End and Walt Disney Family Museum. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

For reviews and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder.

Getting from Santa Rosa to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Santa Rosa in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Winchester Mystery House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carmel River State Beach and Natural Bridges State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Pfeiffer State Beach (in Big Sur), Asilomar State Beach (in Pacific Grove) and Monterey (Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail & Monterey Bay).

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Jose trip maker app.

You can drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fresno.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Monterey, Pfeiffer State Beach, Natural Bridges State Beach, Carmel River State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

4
nights
Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Get outdoors at Vernal Fall and Pioneer Yosemite History Center. Popular historic sites such as Forestiere Underground Gardens and Old Fresno Water Tower are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fresno: Yosemite National Park (Nevada Falls Loop, Sentinel Dome, &more). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fresno trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Jose to Fresno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Jose in June, expect Fresno to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Visalia.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center

3
nights
Visalia

Visalia ©
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. Escape the urban bustle at Giant Forest and Kings Canyon National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Moro Rock Trail and General Grant Tree Trail. Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Sequoia National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Visalia route planner.

Getting from Fresno to Visalia by car takes about an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sequoia National Park ©
Sequoia National Park
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

4
nights
Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Friends of the Elephant Seal and Piedras Blancas. Get in touch with nature at Morro Rock and Moonstone Beach. Explore Santa Maria's surroundings by going to Moonstone Beach Dr (in Cambria) and Tobin James Cellars (in Paso Robles). There's more to do: do a tasting at Riverbench Vineyard and Winery and look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Santa Maria trip planning app.

You can drive from Visalia to Santa Maria in 3 hours. When traveling from Visalia in June, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Santa Maria: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

San Simeon, Cambria, Morro Rock, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Tobin James Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Riverbench Vineyard and Winery ©
Riverbench Vineyard and Winery
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

5
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.
Head to Camarillo Premium Outlets and LA Farmers' Marketfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Simi Valley and see Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, which is approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, explore the world behind art at The Broad, and kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Drive from Santa Maria to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Maria in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
We've included these beaches for you: Newport Beach and Crystal Cove. Mission San Juan Capistrano and Sunnylands Center & Gardens will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anaheim: Palm Springs Art Museum (in Palm Springs) and San Clemente Pier (in San Clemente). It doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Anaheim are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Palm Springs Art Museum, Crystal Cove, San Clemente Pier, Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

5
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Shores Park and Pacific Beach. Visiting Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Point Loma, wander the streets of Little Italy, stroll through Coronado Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anaheim in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

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