14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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14 days in California Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  20​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Melbourne

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Dedicate the 22nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: highs in San Francisco hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences

4
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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument will thrill your kids. Pack the 25th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, stroll through La Jolla Cove, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Diego tour planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect San Diego to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Getty Center The Publications. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 40 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, have fun and explore at Travel Town Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles custom trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood

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