22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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22 days in California Itinerary

Bucharest
Fly:  18​h
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Oakville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Carmel
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h
Bucharest

6
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Visit Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, wander the streets of SoMa, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

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Bucharest, Romania to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to San Francisco is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Bucharest in March, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Oakville.

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Union Square ©
Union Square
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

2
days
Oakville

Oakville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Napa County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Schramsberg Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, do a tasting at Inglenook, then do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, then learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally stop by Oxbow Public Market.

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Getting from San Francisco to Oakville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in March, Oakville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Oakville

Tours Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Napa, Schramsberg Vineyards, Inglenook, Pride Mountain Vineyards
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Inglenook ©
Inglenook

1
day
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply referred to as Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 10th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Point Lobos State Reserve.

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Getting from Oakville to Carmel by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, subway, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Oakville in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Carmel. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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Pacific Grove
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Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©

4
days
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Shores Park.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Carmel to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Carmel in March; daily highs in San Diego reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

6
days
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Getty Center The Publications and La Brea Tar Pits & Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Farmers Market). There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

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You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

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