13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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13 days in California Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + subway:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 18th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crissy Field, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker site .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in March, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 11°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego journey site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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