60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
2
San Diego
— 6 nights
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
5
San Francisco
— 8 nights
6
Orick
— 3 nights
7
Healdsburg
— 5 nights
8
Napa
— 5 nights
9
South Lake Tahoe
— 6 nights
10
Truckee
— 5 nights

6
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 out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more), Rodeo Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route site.

Rochester to Los Angeles is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Neighborhoods Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

6
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.
Sail Liberty has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad), Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). The adventure continues: walk around La Jolla Cove, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, stroll through Black's Beach, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego online route planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, Coronado Beach, Del Mar City Beach, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

6
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: Death Valley National Park (Ubehebe Crater & Mosaic Canyon) and The Presidente tree (in Three Rivers). There's still lots to do: trek along Congress Trail, stroll through Crescent Meadow Rd, explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Fly from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Death Valley National Park, The Presidente tree
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

9
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.
Take a break from Yosemite National Park with a short trip to Tioga Rd in Lee Vining, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: cruise along Tioga Pass, trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are much colder (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tioga Rd
Highlights from your plan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Yosemite Valley Loop Trail ©
Yosemite Valley Loop Trail
Valley View ©
Valley View

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Oakland to see Oakland California Temple about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, visit Chinatown, take a stroll through Union Square, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online journey planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orick.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Oakland California Temple
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Union Square ©
Union Square
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

3
nights
Orick

Orick ©
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orick: Wilson Creek Beach (in Klamath) and Redwood National Park (California Coastal Trail, Redwood National Park, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, hike along Lady Bird Johnson Grove, and see the interesting displays at End of the Trail Museum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Orick trip planner.

Explore your travel options from San Francisco to Orick with the Route module. Traveling from San Francisco in August, things will get little chillier in Orick: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Orick

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Klamath, Redwood National Park
Highlights from your plan
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ©
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Klamath River ©
Klamath River

5
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.
Explore Healdsburg's surroundings by going to Mendocino (Mendocino Jams & Preserves, Mendocino Coast, &more), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Calistoga (Old Faithful Geyser of California & Spas). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Healdsburg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Orick to Healdsburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Orick in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Healdsburg: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mendocino, Guerneville, Calistoga, Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Highlights from your plan
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Napa side-trips: St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards) and Calistoga (Sterling Vineyards & Castello di Amorosa). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle, and admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Napa road trip planning site.

Drive from Healdsburg to Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Napa can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours Shopping

Side Trips

St. Helena, Rutherford, Sonoma, Oakville, Calistoga
Highlights from your plan
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

6
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, Sierra Athletic Club, Tahoe Photographic Tours, and other attractions. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rubicon Trail, kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and stroll around Valhalla at Lake Tahoe.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe tour planner.

You can drive from Napa to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in August, plan for slightly colder nights in South Lake Tahoe, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stateline, Hellman-Ehrman Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach
Tahoe Photographic Tours ©
Tahoe Photographic Tours
Baldwin Beach ©
Baldwin Beach

5
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Alpenglow Expeditions, Le Grand Adventure Tours, River Rafting & Tubing, and other attractions. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Truckee: Incline Village (Tahoe Meadows Trail & Sand Harbor). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take a stroll through Historic Downtown Truckee, grab your bike and head to Truckee Bike Park, and snap pictures at Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge.

Make your Truckee itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, Truckee is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Incline Village, River Rafting & Tubing, Alpenglow Expeditions
Highlights from your plan
Northstar California ©
Northstar California
HeliTahoe ©
HeliTahoe
Historic Downtown Truckee
Historic Downtown Truckee

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