15 days in California & New Jersey Itinerary

15 days in California & New Jersey Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Truckee
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Orick
— 2 nights
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Cape May
— 2 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning site.

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): hike along Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, hike along Tompkins Memorial Trail, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Truckee sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Truckee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Truckee hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead ©
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from Truckee to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Truckee in July, Yosemite National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orick.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Orick

Orick ©
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Fern Canyon, admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, and then explore and take pictures at Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Orick online vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Orick. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Orick: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Orick

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Fern Canyon ©
Fern Canyon
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ©
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

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Cape May

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get outside with EcoVentures, stop by Kona Surf Co., then experience rural life at Jersey Shore Alpacas, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. On your second day here, meet the residents at Cape May County Park & Zoo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stone Harbor Point, and then head outdoors with Cape May Tennis Club.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape May online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Orick to Cape May with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Orick in July: high temperatures in Cape May hover around 83°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas

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