15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
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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.
Head to Two Rodeo Drive and Bergamot Stationfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Santa Monica State Beach and Zuma Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Malibu (Nicholas Canyon Beach & Malibu Lagoon State Beach). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and shop like a local with The Grove.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Malmo, Sweden to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Malmo to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. In July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Malmo - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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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 the 27th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, kick back and relax at Black's Beach, and then hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Mission Beach Park and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in San Diego hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Must see
La Jolla Cove
4.7

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Get outdoors at Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks and Baldwin Beach. Relax by the water at Pope Beach and Commons Beach Park. And it doesn't end there: soar above the sights with Lake Tahoe Balloons, enjoy the sand and surf at Meeks Bay Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiva Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe day trip planner.

Fly from San Diego to South Lake Tahoe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from San Diego in July since evenings lows in South Lake Tahoe dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Balloon Ride
Lake Tahoe Balloons
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Beach
Kiva Beach
4.7

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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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. The adventure continues: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome, get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

Take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Must see
Tuolumne Meadows
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Must see
Glacier Point
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Half Dome
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach State Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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