15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Square. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, make a trip to Lombard Street, get into the urban bustle at Civic Center, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco route app .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

5
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
North Dome ©
North Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grove and Bergamot Station. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica Farmers Market (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Oak Canyon Nature Center). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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