14 days in Huntsville & California Itinerary

14 days in Huntsville & California Itinerary

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14 days in Huntsville & California Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Huntsville
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Carmel
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

1
day
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Monte Sano Nature Preserve and then identify plant and animal life at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Huntsville road trip website .

Atlanta to Huntsville is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Huntsville can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Wildlife
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Spend the 12th (Wed) on the water with a fishing tour. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, fly down the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey planning tool .

Getting from Huntsville to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 8 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Huntsville in February, things will get little chillier in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 48°F and lows about 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
North Dome ©
North Dome
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. There's much more to do: make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

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 bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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 16th (Sun): trek along Scenic Road Walkway, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Carmel trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. February in Carmel sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

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.
Shop till you drop at Hammer Museum and Santa Monica Farmers Market. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art, see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and steep yourself in history at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Carmel to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Carmel in February; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 71°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica Farmers Market
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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

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.
Let the collections at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Lions, Tigers & Bears. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego online trip maker .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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