60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary maker app.

Sacramento to San Francisco is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Sacramento in July, plan for cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

7
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.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Congress Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, stroll through General Grant Tree Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see LEGOLAND California in Carlsbad, approximately Carlsbad away. Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel planning tool.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

LEGOLAND California
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

8
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 find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more) and Santa Monica (South Bay Bicycle Trail & Bergamot Station). Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and get outside with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orick.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
Orick

Orick ©
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orick: Redwood National Park (Redwood National Park, Tall Trees Grove, &more). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Fern Canyon, hike along Lady Bird Johnson Grove, take a memorable drive along Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, and admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Orick driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Los Angeles to Orick. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in Orick reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Weott.

Things to do in Orick

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Redwood National Park
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail

1
night
Weott

Weott ©
Weott is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. On the 3rd (Mon), head outdoors with Founders Grove, thencruise along Avenue of the Giants, and then explore and take pictures at Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Weott fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Orick to Weott by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Weott are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Weott

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Avenue of the Giants
Highlights from your plan
Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Founders Grove ©
Founders Grove

14
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.
Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Weott to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Weott in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Truckee.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

6
nights
Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Truckee: Homewood (SWA Watersports & Eagle Rock Hiking Trail), Five Lakes Creek Trailhead (in Olympic Valley) and Tahoe City - South/North Trailheads (in Tahoe City). There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at West End Beach, hike along Mt Judah Loop Trail, and stroll through Tompkins Memorial Trail.

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You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Truckee in 5.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Truckee dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Homewood, Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, Kings Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tahoe Donner ©
Tahoe Donner
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead ©
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead

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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.
South Lake Tahoe is known for historic sites, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: race across the water with a speed boat tour, trek along Mt. Ralston Peak Trail, stroll through Fallen Leaf Lake Trail, and kick back and relax at Pope Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Truckee in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in South Lake Tahoe, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe (California), Eagle Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Ralston Peak Trail ©
Mt. Ralston Peak Trail
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Tahoe Trout Farm ©
Tahoe Trout Farm

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