60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 12 nights
2
San Diego
— 7 nights
3
Carmel
— 5 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
5
San Francisco
— 12 nights
6
Napa
— 7 nights
7
Healdsburg
— 7 nights

12
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Norton Simon Museum and The Getty Center. Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Annenberg Space for Photographyfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay, admire the masterpieces at Hammer Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and stop by Amoeba Music.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Adana, Turkey to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Adana to Los Angeles. When traveling from Adana in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Pasadena
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Maritime Museum of San Diego and Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA). Relax by the water at La Jolla Cove and Coronado Beach. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, and examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego road trip planning app.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

5
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Get a sense of the local culture at Joullian Vineyards & Winery and Holman Ranch. Relax by the water at Point Lobos and China Cove and Gibson Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Carmel: Soquel Vineyards (in Soquel), Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (in Big Sur) and Capitola Beach (in Capitola). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, stop by AiX, tour the pleasant surroundings at Del Mar Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Gallery by the Sea Carmel.

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Getting from San Diego to Carmel by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Diego in June: high temperatures in Carmel hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Carmel Valley, Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, Soquel Vineyards, Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

8
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Head to Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, get engrossed in the history at Parsons Memorial, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy.

Plan trip to Yosemite National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Carmel to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 15.5 hours. When traveling from Carmel in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
Ansel Adams Gallery ©
Ansel Adams Gallery

12
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at China Beach and Fort Funston National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. There's still lots to do: stop by Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through SoMa, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

7
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and VGS Chateau Potelle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Patrick Amiot and Mumm Napa. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Helena (Beringer Vineyards, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, &more), Lynmar Estate Winery (in Sebastopol) and Calistoga (Schramsberg Vineyards & Sterling Vineyards). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Sonoma Valley, do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and kick back and relax at Bodega Dunes.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Napa trip maker site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Napa, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena, Rutherford, Oakville, Sonoma, Sebastopol
Highlights from your plan
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

7
nights
Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gracianna Winery and Alexander Valley Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Calistoga (Tedeschi Family Winery & Vincent Arroyo Winery). There's more to do: do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Healdsburg road trip app.

You can drive from Napa to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Healdsburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Geyserville, Calistoga, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, Korbel Champagne Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery

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