15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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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 zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip maker app.

Dublin, Ireland to San Diego is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Dublin, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route builder website.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

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
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, hike along Mariposa Grove, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stop by SoMa, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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