13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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13 days in California Itinerary

Taipei
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Taipei

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Getty Center The Publications and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Shop till you drop at Bergamot Station and Third Street Promenade. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Montana Avenue in Santa Monica--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and get into the urban bustle at City Hall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker.

Taipei, Taiwan to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Taipei to Los Angeles, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Taipei in February, Los Angeles is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Bergamot Station
Getty Center The Publications
Amoeba Music

3
days
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.
Get in touch with nature at San Diego Zoo and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. February in San Diego sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Maritime Museum of San Diego

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Union Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stroll through Twin Peaks, and look for gifts at Molinari Delicatessen.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco travel planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Diego in February, with highs in San Francisco at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks

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