California holds hundreds of miles of sun-drenched coastline and a plethora of exciting driving routes for road-trippers. You can plan a drive through Northern California wine country or a coastal cruise to San Diego. With TripIt you can coordinate the whole trip down to its every detail by including activity information, driving directions, reservations and even interactive maps.
Before you get started on your travel itinerary, consider reading our post entitledfor some travel inspiration. There is so much to explore in California by traveling on the open road, so you’re in for an adventure no matter what area you choose!
San Diego or Bust
We’ve createdusing TripIt to show you how to use the program’s features to their fullest. This sample route starts in San Francisco and winds it way down to San Diego with stops in scenic Santa Barbra, Big Sur, Carmel and San Luis Obispo. In the course of five days, the traveler on this route experiences shopping in Monterey, a hike in Carmel, a tour of Hearst Castle and an afternoon at the San Diego Zoo. Within each activity, you can see that the traveler uses notes and photos to add context to their travel itinerary.
Create Your Own California Adventure
Once you’ve signed up for TripIt, simply forward your flights, hotels, car rentals, restaurant reservations and any other travel plans to . TripIt supports confirmation emails from travel booking sites, airlines, hotels, rental car companies, railways, airport shuttles, travel agencies, cruise lines and business travel, event and activity sites like OpenTable, Evite, Fandango, and StubHub.
After your road trip itinerary is auto-generated by TripIt, you canor additions to it whenever you want. As seen in the sample itinerary, TripIt gives you the ability to write notes, generate maps, compile turn-by-turn directions, add photos and include important links to any entry in your itinerary. In fact, your itinerary is accessible on all of your devices, whether it’s your smartphone, tablet, computer or wearable. Simply download the free mobile app or log on to TripIt’s mobile website.
For more support on creating your California road trip itinerary, visit the TripIt Help Center.