The Golden State Trip

9 Days in California

This trip focuses exclusively on southern and central California, and includes a drive up the Pacific Coast Highway, and a couple of snowy days in Yosemite National Park. Then it's back to southern California for a day in the desert, before visiting San Diego and driving up the coast to LA.

Day 1

A drive up to Ventura

Day 2

Channel Islands National Park

Day 3

A drive up the Pacific Coast Highway

Day 4

Headed inland, to Yosemite

Day 5

Skiing and exploring a snowy Yosemite

Day 6

From Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park

Day 7

From the snow to the desert

Day 8

As southern as Southern California gets

Day 9

San Diego, and back to L.A.