13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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13 days in California Itinerary

Start: Dibrugarh
Fly:  32​h
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Dibrugarh

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, then examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Diego travel planner .

Dibrugarh, India to San Diego is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from Dibrugarh to San Diego, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dibrugarh in December, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
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.
On the 26th (Wed), make a trip to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 9°C and lows reach -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
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 shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Union Square, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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