15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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

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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.
On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip tool.

Asheville to San Diego is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Asheville in September, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip
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Playground
Balboa Park
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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! in Anaheim, about 46 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway.

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

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Nature · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
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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.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Park will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and get curious at Exploratorium.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip maker tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Science Museum
Exploratorium
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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.
You've now added Mariposa Grove to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, cruise along Tioga Pass, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yosemite National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Mariposa Grove
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Must see
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7

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