19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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19 days in California Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

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.
Pack the 19th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary maker website .

London, UK to San Diego is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Diego. Traveling from London in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in San Diego. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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 with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online visit planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

0
days
Carmel

Carmel
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Carmel trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Carmel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in Carmel hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

5
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Carmel to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are little chillier (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and catch a ride on Cable Cars.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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