14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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14 days in California Itinerary

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

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip generator.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

5
days
Yosemite National Park

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.
Visiting Tuolumne Meadows and Sentinel Dome will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 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 August, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Muir Woods National Monument and Twin Peaks. Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Presidio of San Francisco. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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