14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 7 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip site.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in September, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mariposa Grove. On the 4th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, and then trek along Mariposa Grove.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 6th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then make a trip to Tunnel Log, and finally make a trip to The Senate. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park, then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, and then explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
On the 8th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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.