14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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14 days in California Itinerary

Brisbane
Fly + subway:  18​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:  16​h 30​min
Brisbane

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Square will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and savor the flavors at Heart of the City Farmers' Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route planner

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in November, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ghirardelli Square ©
Ghirardelli Square

3
days
San Diego

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.
LEGOLAND California has been added to your itinerary. Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and Children's Pool will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego vacation planning website

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in November; daily highs in San Diego reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

LEGOLAND California
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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Balboa Park
LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California

4
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Head to The Grove and Hollywood & Highlandfor some retail therapy. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica--about 34 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, appreciate the history behind Guitar Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online tour planner

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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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