14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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14 days in California Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  20​h
1
St. Helena
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Beirut

1
day
St. Helena

The city of St.
On the 4th (Sun), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read St. Helena road trip planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to St. Helena is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to St. Helena is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Beirut in November, expect nights in St. Helena to be colder, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings

3
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: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to San Francisco fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then trek along May Lake Trailhead.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Diego takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, you will find days in San Diego are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are much warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles route planning tool .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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