14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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14 days in California Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego route planning website .

New Delhi, India to San Diego is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from New Delhi to San Diego due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in November, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and The Grammy Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Will Rogers State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Change things up with a short trip to Montana Avenue in Santa Monica (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planner .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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 20th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then trek along Four Mile Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles and then explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get much colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 14°C and lows about -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Carmel trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Carmel by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Carmel, with highs around 21°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Civic Centerfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. November in San Francisco sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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