15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

Prince Albert
Drive:  25​h
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  21​h 45​min
Prince Albert

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Hermosa Beach Pier. Visiting Santa Monica Beach and Bronson Caves will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Bergamot Station, & more) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, stop by The Original Farmers Market, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

Prince Albert, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 27.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Prince Albert to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Prince Albert in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Mission Beach Park and La Jolla Shores Park. It doesn't end there: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego journey planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Head to Union Square and Boudin at the Wharffor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, stroll through China Beach, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors
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Union Square ©
Union Square
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then trek along Wawona Meadow, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Tioga Pass and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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