60 days in California Itinerary

60 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Cambria
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 5 nights
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Napa
— 6 nights
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Healdsburg
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Copenhagen - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 7:

San Diego

— 6 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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine, approximately Alpine away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 7 — 13:

Death Valley National Park

— 5 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and explore the fascinating underground world of Titus Canyon.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Death Valley National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in May: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay May 13 — 18:

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and trek along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online vacation planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 21°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay May 18 — 26:

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 6 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, hike along Big Trees Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Trail, and admire the verdant scenery at Mineral King Valley.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cambria.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 1:

Cambria

— 3 nights
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Change things up with a short trip to Hearst Castle in San Simeon (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Stepladder Ranch & Creamery, take in the exciting artwork at Amphora Gallery, take a memorable drive along Moonstone Beach Dr, and admire the majestic nature at Estero Bluffs State Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cambria day trip planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Cambria in 5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Cambria. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

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 Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing, approximately Moss Landing away. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links, stroll through Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and stroll around Garland Ranch Regional Park.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monterey tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Cambria to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from Cambria in June, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 9:

Napa

— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Glen Ellen (Jack London State Historic Park & Glen Ellen Village Market), St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars, Pride Mountain Vineyards, &more) and SIMRACEWAY PERFORMANCE DRIVING CENTER (in Sonoma). Dedicate the 10th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, make a trip to Sonoma Plaza, look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West, and learn about winemaking at Honig Vineyard & Winery.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Napa trip itinerary site.

Getting from Monterey to Napa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Monterey in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Napa, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 15:

Healdsburg

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Healdsburg: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens (in Fort Bragg), Vincent Arroyo Winery (in Calistoga) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, learn the secrets of beer at Ace It Bike Tours, cruise along Mendocino Coast, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sonoma Coast State Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Healdsburg trip maker 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 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 21:

San Francisco

— 8 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 26th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Healdsburg to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. When traveling from Healdsburg in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Parks · Museums · Wineries
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 29:

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
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.