15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Tahoe City
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planner.

Durham, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Los Angeles is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Durham in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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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.
Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip maker app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Diego in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tahoe City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Tahoe City

Tahoe City ©
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. On the 12th (Thu), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then whizz through the canopy at Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tahoe City trip builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Tahoe City by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Tahoe City hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks ©
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, stroll through Lembert Dome, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

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Getting from Tahoe City to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 7.5 hours. August in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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