12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

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12 days in California Itinerary

Start: Dubrovnik
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus:  7​h
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Dubrovnik

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning app .

Dubrovnik, Croatia to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of bus, car, flight, and subway. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
nights
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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and trek along Lembert Dome.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim tour app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect warmer evenings in Anaheim when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

3
nights
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 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Anaheim in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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