60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California travel route planner

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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 9 nights
Drive
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 3 nights
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Healdsburg
— 7 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 10 nights
Drive
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Tahoe City
— 7 nights
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San Diego
— 9 nights
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Los Angeles

— 7 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Third Street Promenade) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Downtown Disney District, &more). Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in breathtaking views at Coldwater Canyon Park, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Los Angeles. January in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Santa Barbara

— 7 nights

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Barbara: Avila Beach (BoltAbout & Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail), Santa Maria (Foxen Vineyard & Winery & Rancho Sisquoc Winery) and Santa Barbara Soaring (in Santa Ynez). There's much more to do: learn the secrets of beer at 246 Wine & Brew Tours, get to know the fascinating history of The Historic La Arcada Courtyard, admire the masterpieces at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara.

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Getting from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Barbara, with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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San Francisco

— 9 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 27th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Santa Barbara to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in January, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (59°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Point Reyes National Seashore

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma), Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park (in St. Helena) and Sonoma (Repris Wines & Lachryma Montis).

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Point Reyes National Seashore online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Point Reyes National Seashore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Point Reyes National Seashore, with lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Healdsburg

— 7 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 out of town with these interesting Healdsburg side-trips: Calistoga (Vincent Arroyo Winery & Sharpsteen Museum) and Modus Operandi Cellars (in St. Helena). Dedicate the 9th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Healdsburg travel planner.

You can drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to Healdsburg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Healdsburg can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Yosemite National Park

— 10 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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Yosemite Valley Biking, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and get engrossed in the history at Parsons Memorial.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Healdsburg to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Healdsburg in February, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (48°F), and nights are colder (18°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Tahoe City

— 7 nights
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Explore Tahoe City's surroundings by going to Truckee (Truckee River Legacy Trail, Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Cross Country, cast your line with Matt Heron Fly Fishing, head outdoors with SWA Watersports, and wander the streets of Commercial Row and Jibboom Street.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tahoe City trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Tahoe City in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in February, and nighttime lows around 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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San Diego

— 9 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Encinitas (San Diego Botanic Garden & Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Mingei International Museum, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tahoe City to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tahoe City in March: highs in San Diego hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

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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.