12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California holiday maker

Make it your trip
Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills
— 1 night
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
San Francisco
— 3 nights
San Diego
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Bogota


Beverly Hills

— 1 night
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stroll around Beverly Gardens Park, admire the natural beauty at Will Rogers Memorial Park, then look for gifts at Bergamot Station, then get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Beverly Hills online route planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Beverly Hills is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bogota to Beverly Hills. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, trek along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Valley View.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Drive from Beverly Hills to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Beverly Hills, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are warmer (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
On the 19th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego tour itinerary builder site.

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in April since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums


— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then experience the excitement of Pirates of the Caribbean.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games

California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.