12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

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12 days in California Itinerary

Dublin
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + bus + Fly:  21​h 45​min
Dublin

3
days
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.
Get some cultural insight at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Angelino Heights Historic Area. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Hermosa Beach to see Hermosa Beach Pier about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, don't miss a visit to Stahl House, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip website .

Dublin, Ireland to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In June, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
day
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Schramsberg Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Inglenook.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to St. Helena takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in St. Helena, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

#Wineries

Side Trips

Inglenook, Schramsberg Vineyards
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Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Schramsberg Vineyards ©
Schramsberg Vineyards

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, wander the streets of Chinatown, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park.

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Traveling by car from St. Helena to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in June, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

2
days
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 13th (Wed): trek along Wawona Meadow, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and then stroll through Panorama Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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