14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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14 days in California Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  22​h
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planning site .

New Delhi, India to San Diego is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 13 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online travel planner .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, hike along May Lake Trailhead, and take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Yosemite National Park to be colder, temps between 9°C and -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, look for gifts at Exploratorium, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are much hotter (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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