15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
London

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco custom trip planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, trails, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip generator.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome

3
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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

2
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.
On the 14th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego
Children's Pool

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