18 days in California Itinerary

18 days in California Itinerary

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18 days in California Itinerary

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

6
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Twin Peaks, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

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

Pamplemousses, Mauritius to San Francisco is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pamplemousses to San Francisco is minus 12 hours. When traveling from Pamplemousses in November, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods 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 La Jolla Cove. Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego vacation planner.

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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in November; daily highs in San Diego reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, Head underground at Bronson Caves, see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 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

Side Trips

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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