14 days in California & Dover Itinerary

14 days in California & Dover Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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San Simeon
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Carmel
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
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Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Drive to Dover
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Dover
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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Annenberg Community Beach House, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

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Boston to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In June in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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San Simeon

When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle and then look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Simeon journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Simeon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in San Simeon are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are slightly colder (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 17th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

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You can drive from San Simeon to Carmel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from San Simeon in June, expect nights in Carmel to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are colder, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately Mill Valley away. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get great views at Twin Peaks, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip maker.

Drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bodie State Historic Park and Yosemite Museum Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Yosemite Falls, Pothole Dome, &more).

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes online trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mammoth Lakes, with highs around 79°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Dover.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Dover

Dover is a city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States. Visiting Ogunquit Beach and Diana's Baths will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Marginal Way Walkway and Strawbery Banke Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dover: Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton), Perkins Cove (in Ogunquit) and The House of the Seven Gables (in Salem). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Little White Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dover day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mammoth Lakes to Dover. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in June since evenings lows in Dover dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Dover

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.