15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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St. Helena
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, then savor the flavors at Mumm Napa, and finally learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Helena online holiday planner.

Entebbe, Uganda to St. Helena is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Entebbe to St. Helena, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Entebbe in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in St. Helena. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

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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.
Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique will appeal to museum buffs. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, explore the galleries of USS Pampanito, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from St. Helena to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Carmel online trip maker.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Carmel are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, trek along Panorama Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Carmel to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Carmel in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and The Nethercutt Collection. Appreciate the collections at Griffith Observatory and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online road trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect much warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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