50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Eureka
— 3 nights
2
Redding
— 2 nights
3
Santa Rosa
— 4 nights
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
5
San Jose
— 4 nights
6
Fresno
— 4 nights
7
Visalia
— 4 nights
8
Bakersfield
— 2 nights
9
Santa Maria
— 4 nights
10
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
11
Anaheim
— 4 nights
12
San Diego
— 7 nights

3
nights
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Redwood National Park and Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy. Visiting Trees of Mystery and Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex will get you outdoors. When in Eureka, make a side trip to see Wilson Creek Beach in Klamath, approximately Klamath away. There's still lots to do: cruise along Redwood Highway, look for all kinds of wild species at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, and explore and take pictures at Avenue of the Giants.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Eureka holiday planning app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Eureka is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to Eureka due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Eureka are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Redding.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Klamath, Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Avenue of the Giants, Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, Humboldt Coastal Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center ©
Humboldt Coastal Nature Center

2
nights
Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. On the 6th (Sat), mingle with the ghosts of the past at Shasta State Historic Park and then kick back and relax at Brandy Creek Beach. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bethel Church, and then take in the views from Sundial Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Redding online trip maker.

You can drive from Eureka to Redding in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Eureka in June: highs in Redding hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Redding

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Brandy Creek Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shasta State Historic Park ©
Shasta State Historic Park
Bethel Church ©
Bethel Church
McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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.
Head to Mumm Napa and Patrick Amiotfor some retail therapy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castello di Amorosa and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Rosa: Cast Wines (in Geyserville) and Robert Mondavi Winery (in Oakville). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at VJB Cellars, see the interesting displays at Charles M. Schulz Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Indian Springs Art Gallery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santa Rosa trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Redding to Santa Rosa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Redding in June: high temperatures in Santa Rosa hover around 33°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wineries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Calistoga, Healdsburg, Mumm Napa, Graton Gallery, Patrick Amiot
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Lands End and Marin Headlands. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Rosa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Rosa in June, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Legion of Honor ©
Legion of Honor
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

4
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Step out of the city life by going to Point Lobos and Natural Bridges State Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Carmel River State Beach and Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose: Pebble Beach Golf Links (in Pebble Beach) and Asilomar State Beach (in Pacific Grove). Next up on the itinerary: take an unorthodox tour of Winchester Mystery House.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Jose trip tool.

Getting from San Francisco to San Jose by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a subway. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fresno.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Natural Bridges State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

4
nights
Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
Visiting Vernal Fall and Pioneer Yosemite History Center will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Forestiere Underground Gardens and Old Fresno Water Tower are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Yosemite National Park (Nevada Falls Loop, Sentinel Dome, &more). There's more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fresno tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Jose to Fresno in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in June: high temperatures in Fresno hover around 41°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time 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

4
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. Take a break from the city and head to Giant Forest and Moro Rock Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like General Sherman Tree and Kings Canyon Scenic Byway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Visalia: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (Generals Hwy, Kings Canyon National Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Sequoia National Park and revel in the low prices at Tulare Outlet Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Visalia online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Fresno to Visalia takes an hour. June in Visalia sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, Tulare Outlet Center
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

2
nights
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Tule Elk Reserve State Natural Reserve and then revel in the low prices at Outlets at Tejon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Kern County Museum and then see a world frozen in time at Silver City Ghost Town.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bakersfield trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Visalia to Bakersfield takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Visalia in June, Bakersfield is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Wildlife · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Outlets at Tejon, Silver City Ghost Town, Tule Elk Reserve State Natural Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Tule Elk Reserve State Natural Reserve ©
Tule Elk Reserve State Natural Reserve
Silver City Ghost Town ©
Silver City Ghost Town
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum

4
nights
Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. We've included these beaches for you: Moonstone Beach and Piedras Blancas. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tobin James Cellars and Presqu'ile Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Visitor Center (in Solvang), Friends of the Elephant Seal (in San Simeon) and Morro Rock (in Morro Bay). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Moonstone Beach Dr and identify plant and animal life at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Bakersfield to Santa Maria in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Bakersfield in June, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Santa Maria: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Simeon, Cambria, Tobin James Cellars, Visitor Center, Morro Rock
Highlights from your plan
Presqu'ile Winery ©
Presqu'ile Winery
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

4
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Santa Monica Bay and Santa Monica State Beach. Head to Camarillo Premium Outlets and LA Farmers' Marketfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Simi Valley and see Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, which is approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Broad, and take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip site.

You can drive from Santa Maria to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Maria in July, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Camarillo Premium Outlets
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.
Get some cultural insight at Mission San Juan Capistrano and Sunnylands Center & Gardens. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Newport Beach and Palm Springs Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Anaheim side-trips: Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach) and San Clemente Pier (in San Clemente). Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Anaheim tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Anaheim takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

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

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Cove and Point Loma. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Little Italy are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park, and enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse.

Discover how to plan a San Diego trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

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