15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Healdsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Tallinn

3
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, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Tallinn in November: highs in San Francisco hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
On the 14th (Wed), do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then learn about winemaking at Thumbprint Cellars.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Healdsburg itinerary maker website .

Drive from San Francisco to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Healdsburg when traveling from San Francisco in November, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Tours Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Thumbprint Cellars ©
Thumbprint Cellars

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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip tool .

Getting from Healdsburg to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Healdsburg in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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: stroll through San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Diego travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Diego takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

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

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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 22nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour builder .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. November in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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