14 days in California & Memphis Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
San Francisco
— 4 nights


Los Angeles — 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and 26-Mile Bike Path (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, gain insight at Paley Center for Media, and make a trip to Two Rodeo Drive.

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Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in June, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Memphis.
Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips

Memphis — 2 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then examine the collection at Graceland, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and finally stop by Lansky. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art and then take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Memphis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In June, Memphis is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, walk around Mariposa Grove, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Memphis to Yosemite National Park. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Memphis in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, don't miss a visit to Balmy Alley Murals, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

California travel guide

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.