54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Eureka
— 3 nights
2
Redding
— 4 nights
3
Sacramento
— 2 nights
4
Santa Rosa
— 4 nights
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
6
San Jose
— 4 nights
7
Fresno
— 4 nights
8
Visalia
— 4 nights
9
Bakersfield
— 2 nights
10
Santa Maria
— 4 nights
11
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
12
Anaheim
— 4 nights
13
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. Explore hidden gems such as Redwood National Park and Trees of Mystery. Step out of the city life by going to Avenue of the Giants and Humboldt Coastal Nature Center. Step out of Eureka to go to Orick and see Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Redwood Highway, identify plant and animal life at Samoa Dunes Recreation Area, and learn more about the world around you at Humboldt State University Natural History Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Eureka holiday builder website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Eureka is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Stockholm to Eureka, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 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

Avenue of the Giants, Trees of Mystery, Samoa Dunes Recreation Area, Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, Redwood National Park
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area ©
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area

4
nights
Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shasta-Trinity National Forest and Large Junk Art Sculptures. Escape the urban bustle at Clover Creek Preserve Trail and Tauhindauli Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Redding: Sulphur Works (in Lassen Volcanic National Park), Table Mountain (in Oroville) and Lucero Olive Oil (in Corning). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Sundial Bridge.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Redding trip planner.

Getting from Eureka to Redding by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Eureka in June, expect nights in Redding to be a bit warmer, around 21°C, while days are much warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in Redding

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Sulphur Works, Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Table Mountain, Large Junk Art Sculptures, Lucero Olive Oil
Highlights from your plan
Shasta-Trinity National Forest ©
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Sulphur Works ©
Sulphur Works
Tauhindauli Park ©
Tauhindauli Park

2
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 10th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at California Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Sacramento History Museum, and then examine the collection at Old Sacramento Waterfront. On the next day, explore the galleries of California State Capitol Museum, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sacramento trip planner.

You can drive from Redding to Sacramento in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Redding in June, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Sacramento. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum

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.
You'll explore and learn at Charles M. Schulz Museum and Graton Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Castello di Amorosa and V. Sattui Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Rosa: Mumm Napa (in Rutherford), Cast Wines (in Geyserville) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at VJB Cellars, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Rosa trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sacramento to Santa Rosa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sacramento in June, with highs in Santa Rosa at 33°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough 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.
Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Lands End and Marin Headlands will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Rosa to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
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.
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Winchester Mystery House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Carmel River State Beach and Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Pfeiffer State Beach (in Big Sur), Natural Bridges State Beach (in Santa Cruz) and Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail (in Monterey). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach.

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You can drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fresno.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Pacific Grove, Natural Bridges State Beach, Carmel River State Beach, Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Forestiere Underground Gardens and Old Fresno Water Tower. Visiting Vernal Fall and Sentinel Dome will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Fresno side-trips: Pioneer Yosemite History Center (in Wawona) and Yosemite National Park (Nevada Falls Loop, Ansel Adams Gallery, &more).

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Fresno driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from San Jose to Fresno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Jose in June, expect Fresno to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) 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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at General Sherman Tree and Kings Canyon National Park. Get in touch with nature at Giant Forest and General Grant Tree Trail. Explore Visalia's surroundings by going to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (Generals Hwy, Moro Rock Trail, &more). There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sequoia National Park and revel in the low prices at Tulare Outlet Center.

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

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car 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 ©
On the 3rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at West kern oil museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tule Elk Reserve State Natural Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Kern County Museum, then get some fabulous bargains at Outlets at Tejon, and then examine the collection at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bakersfield online journey planner.

Drive from Visalia to Bakersfield in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bakersfield when traveling from Visalia in July, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Outlets at Tejon, West kern oil museum, Tule Elk Reserve State Natural Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
West kern oil museum ©
West kern oil museum
Tule Elk Reserve State Natural Reserve ©
Tule Elk Reserve State Natural Reserve

4
nights
Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Get in touch with nature at Friends of the Elephant Seal and Piedras Blancas. Tobin James Cellars and Presqu'ile Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Maria side-trips: Morro Rock (in Morro Bay), Cambria (Moonstone Beach Dr & Moonstone Beach) and Visitor Center (in Solvang). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bakersfield to Santa Maria takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bakersfield in July, you will find days in Santa Maria are much colder (28°C), and nights are slightly colder (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Simeon, Cambria, Morro Rock, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Tobin James Cellars
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Santa Monica Bay. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Broad and Battleship USS Iowa Museum. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Camarillo Premium Outlets in Camarillo, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from Santa Maria to Los Angeles by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Maria in July, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Newport Beach and Crystal Cove. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mission San Juan Capistrano and Sunnylands Center & Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anaheim: Palm Springs Air Museum (in Palm Springs) and San Clemente Pier (in San Clemente). There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim visit planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Anaheim takes 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 16th (Thu) 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 Air 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

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.
Visiting La Jolla Cove and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Visit La Jolla Shores Park and Coronado Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Carlsbad (Carlsbad Village & South Carlsbad State Beach). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Loma.

Plan a San Diego trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in July, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carlsbad, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

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