17 days in California Itinerary

17 days in California Itinerary

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17 days in California Itinerary

Pamplemousses, Mauritius
Fly:  32​h
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  32​h
Pamplemousses, Mauritius

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Wine Tours & Tastings. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder.

Pamplemousses, Mauritius to San Francisco is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Pamplemousses to San Francisco. Traveling from Pamplemousses in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be much colder, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Childrens Museums

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Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

5
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument. Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mission Beach Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get somewhat warmer in San Diego: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 40 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

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Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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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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