13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California Trip Planner

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Fly
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive

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San Diego

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Black's Beach as well as Mission Beach Park. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park and then see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach and then stroll around La Jolla Cove.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Diego holiday planner.

Orlando to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Orlando to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in November; daily highs in San Diego reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your trip
La Jolla Cove ©
Must see
La Jolla Cove
4.7
USS Midway Museum ©
Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8

4
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Intimate Wine Tours, Fort Funston National Park, Chinatown, and other attractions you added. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey planner.

You can drive from San Diego to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in November, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 64°F and lows about 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4
Intimate Wine Tours ©
Wine Tour / Tasting
Intimate Wine Tours
4.9

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, Valley View, Yosemite, Tunnel View, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the activities along Tenaya Lake and then trek along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Valley View, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then make a trip to Yosemite Village.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 19°F, while days are little chillier, around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Tenaya Lake ©
Water Body
Tenaya Lake
4.8

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Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica State Beach and Mulholland Drive. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Monica Pier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Monica: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley) and State Street Underpass (in Santa Barbara). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Santa Monica Mountains and walk around Greystone Mansion and Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Santa Monica in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, expect nights in Santa Monica to be warmer, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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