14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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14 days in California Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
5
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On your second day here, engage your brain at Exploratorium and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing website .

Bengaluru, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then don't miss a visit to San Carlos Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Monterey holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November in Monterey, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

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 17th (Sat): make a trip to Yosemite Village, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and then stroll through May Lake Trailhead.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Monterey in November, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are colder with lows around -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then Head underground at Bronson Caves, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. In November, Los Angeles is much warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 21st (Wed), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park and then experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip planner .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Star Wars Launch Bay ©
Star Wars Launch Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool and then stroll through San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .

Getting from Anaheim to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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