16 days in California Itinerary

16 days in California Itinerary

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16 days in California Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
Santa Clarita
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
subway + Fly:  13​h 15​min
Stockholm

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Stockholm to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in March; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santa Clarita.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

4
days
Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita ©
Santa Clarita, officially the City of Santa Clarita, is the third largest city in Los Angeles County, California, United States and the eighteenth largest in the state of California. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Clarita side-trips: Institution Ale (in Camarillo), Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (in Simi Valley). Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Magic Mountain. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meditation Mount, kick back and relax at Paradise Cove, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lotusland.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Santa Clarita trip generator.

Getting from Los Angeles to Santa Clarita by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: high temperatures in Santa Clarita hover around 22°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Clarita

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Malibu, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Lotusland, Meditation Mount, Santa Monica Mountains
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Lotusland ©
Lotusland
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library ©
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 7th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, catch a ride on Cable Cars, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Santa Clarita to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Neighborhoods
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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