14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 1 night
Fly
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Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Visit Hollywood Forever Cemetery and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park for their historical value. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip tool.

Linton, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Linton to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Linton in July, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the striking features of Marston House Museum and then kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are slightly colder, around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Big Sur

— 1 night

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, trek along Partington Cove, and then kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip planning tool.

Fly from San Diego to Big Sur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from San Diego in July, things will get a bit cooler in Big Sur: highs are around 69°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Union Square and Filbert Street Stairs. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, get to know the fascinating history of Lyon Street Steps, and wander the streets of Russian Hill.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Yosemite Village. On the 11th (Sun), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. It doesn't end there: hike along Tuolumne Meadows and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 1 night

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 13th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest and then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In July, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 98°F and lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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.