15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
Healdsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 31st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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.
Take a break from Yosemite National Park with a short trip to Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company in Bear Valley, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to 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 little chillier (28°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
days
Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then do a tasting at Schramsberg Vineyards, then do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Inglenook. Keep things going the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Healdsburg road trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Healdsburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Healdsburg: highs are around 33°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

#Tours, #Wineries

Side Trips

St. Helena, Schramsberg Vineyards, Inglenook
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

3
days
San Francisco

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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Healdsburg in September, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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