15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Fly
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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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 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Milan, Italy to San Diego is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to San Diego is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Milan in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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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, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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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.
Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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.