9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 2 nights
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights

2
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.
On the 18th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Toronto to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect San Diego to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 21st (Wed), soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, then do a tasting at Beringer Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa, then learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Helena online driving holiday planner.

Getting from San Diego to St. Helena by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Diego in October since evenings lows in St. Helena dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Napa, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and China Beach. Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip website.

Drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. While traveling from St. Helena, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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