15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 4 nights
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Healdsburg
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Shop till you drop at Bergamot Station and Montana Avenue. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Santa Monica Farmers Market in Santa Monica, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and visit Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -16 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in January, expect nights in Los Angeles to be cooler, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Escape the urban bustle at Badger Pass Ski Area and Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Washburn Point, Taft Point, &more).

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Mammoth Lakes at 7°C and lows at -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
On the 9th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sonoma Coast State Beach, learn about winemaking at Moshin Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, then learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Mumm Napa.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Healdsburg itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to Healdsburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in January, expect nights in Healdsburg to be warmer, around 3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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 Civic Center. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco route maker site.

Drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. Traveling from Healdsburg in January, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

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.