14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Olympic Valley
— 1 night
San Francisco
— 2 nights


Los Angeles — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online journey planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips

San Diego — 3 nights

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 outdoors at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Mission Beach Park and Children's Pool. The adventure continues: stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see some colorful creatures with San Diego Scuba Guide, see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego attractions planning app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Four Mile Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Mariposa Grove, explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Diego to Yosemite National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Olympic Valley.
Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

Olympic Valley — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): have fun at Commons Beach Park and then see what you can catch with Matt Heron Fly Fishing.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic Valley route planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Olympic Valley. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, Olympic Valley is a bit cooler at night with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife
Side Trip

San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Grace Cathedral, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then get curious at Exploratorium.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder tool.

Drive from Olympic Valley to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Olympic Valley in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
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.