26 days in California & Bora Bora Itinerary

26 days in California & Bora Bora Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
4
Healdsburg, United States
— 2 nights
5
Napa, United States
— 3 nights
6
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 3 nights
7
Carmel, United States
— 1 night
8
San Diego, United States
— 3 nights

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, stop by Angelino Heights Historic Area, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and contemplate the long history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route builder website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Los Angeles is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 11 hours. When traveling from Jeddah in November, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Bora Bora is known for wildlife, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Matira Beach, stroll through Bora Bora Turtle Centre, explore the galleries of Bora Art Upstairs, and get impressive views of Mount Otemanu.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bora Bora, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Bora Bora in 14 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles to Bora Bora, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Scuba & Snorkeling

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and stop by North Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Bora Bora to San Francisco takes 14 hours. The time zone difference moving from Tahiti Time (TAHT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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Healdsburg, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, learn about winemaking at Alexander Valley Vineyards, thenlearn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, and finally do a tasting at Stephen & Walker Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Gary Farrell Winery, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Healdsburg trip maker site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, bus, and train. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Healdsburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trip

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery

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Napa, United States

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Napa: St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Modus Operandi Cellars, &more). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Napa trip planner.

You can drive from Healdsburg to Napa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In December in Napa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

St. Helena, Rutherford, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Bell Wine Cellars
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Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery

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Yosemite National Park, United States

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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, cruise along Tioga Pass, and trek along Mono Pass Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and train from Napa to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Napa in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Valley View ©
Valley View

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Carmel, United States

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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get great views at Rocky Creek Bridge, trek along Scenic Road Walkway, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel planning app.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel takes 15.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect nights in Carmel to be warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Rocky Creek Bridge
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

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San Diego, United States

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip builder tool.

Fly from Carmel to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Carmel in December, with highs in San Diego at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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