15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Paris, France to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Paris in November, with lows around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

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 November, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Old Town Model Railroad Depot, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Diego day trip website.

Getting from San Francisco to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect San Diego to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Outdoors
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 ©

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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. December in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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