6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California visit planner
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Fly
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San Francisco
Drive
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Sonoma
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Napa
— 1 night
Drive
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey planner.

Cincinnati to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cincinnati to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cincinnati in February, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (62°F), and nights are warmer (48°F). You will leave for Sonoma on the 25th (Sat).
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Sonoma — 2 nights

Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
You've now added Ravenswood Winery to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): do a tasting at Ravenswood Winery, learn about winemaking at Benziger Family Winery, and then identify plant and animal life at Sonoma Valley Regional Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sonoma day trip planning app.

Drive from San Francisco to Sonoma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 40°F in Sonoma. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.
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Napa — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, then learn about winemaking at Jarvis Estate, and then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Napa online day trip planner.

Napa is just a short distance from Sonoma. In February, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can fly to Monterey.
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Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. On the 28th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach and then cruise along 17-Mile Drive.

To see ratings and more tourist information, go to the Monterey road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Napa to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monterey, with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 1 night

City by the Bay

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip website.

Getting from Monterey to San Francisco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel 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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