15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 5 nights

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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Do your shopping at Montana Avenue and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip website.

Entebbe, Uganda to Los Angeles is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Entebbe to Los Angeles, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8
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Neighborhood
Montana Avenue
4.2

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Mariposa Grove and Taft Point. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, get great views at Washburn Point, and identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Taft Point
4.9
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Mariposa Grove
4.7

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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. On the 9th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Carmel travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in Carmel, with highs around 23°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. There's much more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and stop by SoMa.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online journey builder.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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