31 days in California Itinerary

31 days in California Itinerary

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31 days in California Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+3
ferry + foot + Fly + subway:  23​h 45​min
1
Napa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Carmel
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  20​h 30​min
End: Boracay

4
nights
Napa

Napa ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Napa: Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery & Gracianna Winery), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Modus Operandi Cellars, & more). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, make a trip to Sonoma Barracks, explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, and learn about winemaking at Inglenook.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Napa route maker tool .

Boracay, Philippines to Napa is an approximately 24-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boracay to Napa is minus 16 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boracay in November: highs in Napa hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sonoma, Healdsburg, Inglenook, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

3
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Go for a jaunt from Carmel to Moss Landing to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, and take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Carmel trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Napa to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Carmel, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, Garland Ranch Regional Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego attractions website .

You can fly from Carmel to San Diego in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In November, San Diego is a bit warmer than Carmel - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 12:
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and have fun and explore at Travel Town.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online sightseeing planner .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get much colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 14°C and lows about -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 23:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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