15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

Start: Baton Rouge
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Baton Rouge

2
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: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read San Diego driving holiday planning app .

Baton Rouge to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Baton Rouge to San Diego. While traveling from Baton Rouge, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
night
St. Helena

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Helena holiday maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from San Diego to St. Helena takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in May, expect little chillier with lows of 48°F in St. Helena. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
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, catch a ride on Cable Cars, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from St. Helena to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in May, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planning website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May: highs in Los Angeles hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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