14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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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 8th (Sat): explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego vacation planner.

Toronto, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to San Diego is minus 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Do some cultural sightseeing at Griffith Observatory and GRAMMY Museum. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary website.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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 Mariposa Grove. And it doesn't end there: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and get great views at Washburn Point.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Carmel

— 1 night
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 16th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Steven Whyte's Sculpture Studio and Gallery, kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Carmel trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, wander the streets of SoMa, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit planner.

Drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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.