15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: Paris

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online driving holiday planner .

Paris, France to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Paris in November: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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 zoos & aquariums, museums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday builder .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November in San Diego, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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, stop by Exploratorium, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

You can plan San Francisco trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, San Francisco is slightly colder than San Diego - with highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, stroll around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online tour planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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