15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Cairo

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, make a trip to Lombard Street, and get a sense of history and politics at San Francisco City Hall.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Cairo to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, San Francisco is slightly colder than Cairo - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along May Lake Trailhead, take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest

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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the history behind Guitar Center, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are much warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego trip builder app .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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