7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
2
Paso Robles
— 1 night
3
Monterey
— Few hours
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
7
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night

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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.
On the 11th (Sat), wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Charleston to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charleston to Los Angeles. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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Paso Robles

Paso Robles
A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paso Robles road trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Paso Robles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Paso Robles to be slightly colder, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. You will leave for Monterey on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Paso Robles

Wineries Parks Outdoors
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Monterey tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Paso Robles to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Paso Robles in July, you will find days in Monterey are colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Point Lobos
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Redwood National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Redwood National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Trails Nature
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe day trip site.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe takes 7 hours. July in South Lake Tahoe sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Tours
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