14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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14 days in California Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Ljubljana

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.
Attractions like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Ljubljana to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Los Angeles is warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier, Norton Simon Museum
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Midway Museum and Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Kids will enjoy Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego and enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Diego road trip app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Nature Center at Happy Isles. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at McGurk Meadow, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, get to know the fascinating history of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, and explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from San Diego to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Diego in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 13°C, while nights are colder with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
McGurk Meadow ©
McGurk Meadow
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Let the collections at California Academy of Sciences and SS Jeremiah O'Brien capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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