15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

Belfast
bus + Fly:  15​h
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Oakville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h 45​min
Belfast

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Belfast, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Belfast to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Belfast in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications

4
days
Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company in Bear Valley, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oakville.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows

1
day
Oakville

Oakville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Napa County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Oakville tour planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Oakville in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Oakville, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Oakville

Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary builder.

You can drive from Oakville to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and subway. When traveling from Oakville in September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 27°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

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