9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
2
Paso Robles
— 1 night
3
Monterey
— 1 night
4
Sonoma
— 1 night
5
Healdsburg
— 1 night
6
St. Helena
— 1 night
7
Rutherford
— 1 night

2
nights
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Change things up with a short trip to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo, and take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip planning app.

Sonoma to Santa Barbara is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In February in Santa Barbara, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
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Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Wed), relax in the rural setting at San Miguel Olive Farm, learn about winemaking at Alta Colina, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paso Robles trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Paso Robles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Paso Robles, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Wineries Tours

Side Trip

San Miguel Olive Farm
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Alta Colina ©
Alta Colina
San Miguel Olive Farm ©
San Miguel Olive Farm

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paso Robles to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Paso Robles in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Monterey. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sonoma.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Point Lobos, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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Sonoma

Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
On the 21st (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau, walk around Sonoma Plaza, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sonoma trip maker.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Sonoma takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sonoma when traveling from Monterey in February, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Sonoma

Tours Wineries Parks
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Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau ©
Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau

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Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, thendo a tasting at Alexander Valley Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Healdsburg travel route website.

You can drive from Sonoma to Healdsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trip

Charles M. Schulz Museum
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Stephen & Walker Winery ©
Stephen & Walker Winery
Charles M. Schulz Museum ©
Charles M. Schulz Museum
Wine Tours & Tastings

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, savor the flavors at Castello di Amorosa, learn about winemaking at Sterling Vineyards, thendo a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, and finally learn about winemaking at Beringer Vineyards.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Helena day trip site.

You can drive from Healdsburg to St. Helena in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rutherford.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calistoga
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Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Sterling Vineyards ©
Sterling Vineyards
Beringer Vineyards ©
Beringer Vineyards

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Rutherford

Rutherford ©
Rutherford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Napa County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, do a tasting at Inglenook, thendo a tasting at Frog's Leap Winery, and finally shop like a local with Mumm Napa.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rutherford day trip planner.

Rutherford is just a short distance from St. Helena. February in Rutherford sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rutherford

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Robert Mondavi Winery
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Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
Inglenook ©
Inglenook
Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa

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