13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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Start: Bloomington
Drive:  50 h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  34 h 30 min
End: Bloomington

2
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.
You've added Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Sign, Hollywood & Highland, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, thendon't miss a visit to Hollywood Sign, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, thentake in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally shop like a local with The Grove.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

Bloomington to Los Angeles is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bloomington to Los Angeles. Traveling from Bloomington in April, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 75°F and 56°F. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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.
You've added Taft Point, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite, Tunnel View, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, thenhike along Mariposa Grove, and finally explore the striking landscape at Taft Point.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 28°F. You will leave for San Francisco on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Twin Peaks, Golden Gate Bridge and Angel Island State Park. It doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online trip builder.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 67°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 51°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Redwood National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, Redwood National Park is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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