15 days in California & Idaho Falls Itinerary

15 days in California & Idaho Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Drive to Olympic Valley
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Olympic Valley
— 1 day
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Idaho Falls
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Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
Drive

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Olympic Valley

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Donner Summit Historical Museum, let little ones run wild at Commons Beach Park, then take an in-depth tour of Gatekeeper's Museum, and finally trek along Five Lakes Creek Trailhead.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Olympic Valley itinerary planner.

Pocatello to Olympic Valley is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pocatello to Olympic Valley is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Pocatello in June, things will get a bit cooler in Olympic Valley: highs are around 76°F and lows about 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Beaches

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 6 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.
Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Yosemite Valley Chapel. The adventure continues: trek along May Lake Trailhead, take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, stroll around Mariposa Grove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Olympic Valley to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Olympic Valley in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 43°F in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 3rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then wander the streets of Union Square.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

San Diego

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Embarcadero. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then stroll through La Jolla Cove.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Cathedral and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim tour planning website.

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Idaho Falls

— 2 nights
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, then make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Menan Butte, then laugh and play at Yellowstone Bear World, and then get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Idaho.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Idaho Falls itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Anaheim to Idaho Falls. Traveling from Anaheim to Idaho Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Anaheim in July, expect little chillier with lows of 51°F in Idaho Falls. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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.