15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California visit planner

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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 1 night
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Long Beach
— 1 night
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
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West Hollywood
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Burbank
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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San Diego

— 2 nights

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.
On the 17th (Sat), see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, then see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and then examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Diego travel itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to San Diego is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. In March, San Diego is somewhat warmer than Milan - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Anaheim

— 1 night

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 19th (Mon), discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Long Beach.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Long Beach

— 1 night

Aquatic Capital of America

Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): kick back and relax at Rosie's Dog Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bolsa Chica State Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Long Beach trip planner.

Drive from Anaheim to Long Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and tram. In March, daytime highs in Long Beach are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Long Beach

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica

— 1 night

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): cozy up to a beverage at Magicopolis, browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then don't miss a visit to Montana Avenue, and finally stop by Bergamot Station.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Monica day trip website.

You can drive from Long Beach to Santa Monica in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a tram; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

West Hollywood

— 1 night
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 22nd (Thu), stop by Fred Segal.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the West Hollywood driving holiday site.

West Hollywood is just a short distance from Santa Monica. March in West Hollywood sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

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 GRAMMY Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Griffith Observatory. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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Los Angeles is very close to West Hollywood. While traveling from West Hollywood, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Burbank.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Beaches

Burbank

Media Capital of the World

Just a short drive from Hollywood and home to several entertainment companies, Burbank is saturated with connections to the media.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Pasadena City College Flea Market and then admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Burbank trip itinerary planner.

Burbank is very close to Los Angeles. In March, daily temperatures in Burbank can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Burbank

Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. de Young Museum and Asian Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Exploratorium, get great views at Twin Peaks, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Burbank to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Burbank in March, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.