15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Fly
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 4 nights
Fly
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Diego tour itinerary planner.

Tampa to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tampa in May; daily highs in San Diego reach 71°F and lows reach 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your trip
USS Midway Museum ©
Must see
USS Midway Museum
4.8
La Jolla Cove ©
Must see
La Jolla Cove
4.7

4
nights
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.
The Getty Center and Norton Simon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hollyhock House and Hollywood Walk of Fame. And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
The Getty Center ©
Must see
The Getty Center
4.8
Santa Monica Pier ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1
Norton Simon Museum ©
Art Museum
Norton Simon Museum
4.8

4
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Get some cultural insight at Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Mariposa Grove and Vernal Fall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Washburn Point, Taft Point, &more).

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Mammoth Lakes, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Taft Point ©
Must see
Taft Point
4.9
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Half Dome ©
Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9

4
nights
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, stop by SoMa, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

Discover how to plan a San Francisco trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in June, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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