21 days in California Itinerary

21 days in California Itinerary

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21 days in California Itinerary

Krakow
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Krakow

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Cabrillo Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Zuma Beach (in Malibu), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker website .

Krakow, Poland to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Krakow to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Krakow in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Zuma Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica 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 get in some beach time at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Take a break from the city and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Children's Pool. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Black's Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Shores Park, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego holiday maker website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

1
day
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply referred to as Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 12th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then stop by The Cheese Shop.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Carmel travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Carmel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Diego in April; daily highs in Carmel reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

#Beaches, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
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Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature Center at Happy Isles and May Lake Trailhead. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Wawona Meadow, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Carmel to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are colder (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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 Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Wharf and Twin Peaks. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning website .

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 warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in San Francisco hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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