60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 15 nights
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Monterey
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego
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San Diego
— 7 nights
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Santa Barbara
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Los Angeles
— 22 nights
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San Francisco — 15 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Berkeley (Berkeley Fire Trails, University of California, Berkeley, &more), Oakland California Temple (in Oakland) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Dedicate the 10th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Bhubaneswar, India to San Francisco is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. You'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from Bhubaneswar to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bhubaneswar in November, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.
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Monterey — 5 nights

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. When in Monterey, make a side trip to see Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park in Felton, approximately Felton away. There's much more to do: learn the secrets of beer at Monterey Bay Food Tours, tee off at Pebble Beach Golf Links, kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Monterey driving holiday planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Monterey are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 8 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. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, stroll through Mariposa Grove, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

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Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Traveling from Monterey in December, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (9°C), and nights are much colder (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.
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San Diego — 7 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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at Mingei International Museum, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Diego travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to San Diego. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, with highs in San Diego at 23°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly to Santa Barbara.
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Santa Barbara

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.
To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Santa Barbara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from San Diego in January, with lows around 7°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 4th (Wed).
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Los Angeles — 22 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Beverly Hills (Rodeo Drive & Mulholland Drive), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more) and Santa Monica (26-Mile Bike Path, Third Street Promenade, &more). Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and stroll around Palisades Park.

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Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can 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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