15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Vancouver

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Alcatraz Island, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app.

Vancouver, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, cruise along Tioga Pass, and explore the striking landscape at Taft Point.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, and have some family-friendly fun at AxeVentures.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
AxeVentures ©
AxeVentures
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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