15 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California travel planner
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego
San Diego
— 3 nights
Los Angeles
— 3 nights


San Francisco — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Frankfurt to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Frankfurt in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Yosemite National Park — 4 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Half Dome, trek along Mariposa Grove, look for all kinds of wild species at McGurk Meadow, and stroll through Yosemite Valley Loop Trail.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (17°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Diego — 3 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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at San Diego Automotive Museum, and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to San Diego. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in San Diego hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Fun & Games

Los Angeles — 3 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles visit planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips

California travel guide

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.