24 days in California Itinerary

24 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Napa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Healdsburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Montana Avenue and Rodeo Drive. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to Los Angeles, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.
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San Diego — 3 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and Pamo Valley Winery. There's lots more to do: get all the equipment you need at San Diego Fly Rides, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and discover the deep blue sea with San Diego Scuba Pros.

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Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Ansel Adams Gallery and Pioneer Yosemite History Center. On the 1st (Tue), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, hike along Four Mile Trail, and walk around Mariposa Grove.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour planner.

Explore your travel options from San Diego to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from San Diego in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Napa.
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Napa — 4 nights

America's Wine Country

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.
For shopping fun, head to Mumm Napa or Oxbow Public Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards. Explore Napa's surroundings by going to St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars, Pride Mountain Vineyards, &more). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Robert Biale Vineyards and explore the world behind art at Hess Persson Estates.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Napa road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Napa in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, you will find days in Napa are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are warmer (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Healdsburg.
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Healdsburg — 3 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Gracianna Winery. It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Healdsburg travel route builder tool.

Drive from Napa to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Wine Tours & Tastings. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through North Beach, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and stop by Chinatown.

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You can drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Healdsburg in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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California travel guide

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The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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