15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Union Square, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker app.

Budapest, Hungary to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Budapest in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Olympic Valley

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): cast your line with Matt Heron Fly Fishing, let the kids burn off some steam at Commons Beach Park, then take an in-depth tour of Gatekeeper's Museum, and finally trek along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Olympic Valley visit website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Olympic Valley takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Olympic Valley, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 6 nights
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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Half Dome will get you outdoors. Head to Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Galleryfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along Four Mile Trail, explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, and stroll through Cathedral Lake Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic Valley to Yosemite National Park. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Olympic Valley in July since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Diego

— 3 nights

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.
You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Get in touch with nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Black's Beach. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Diego travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to San Diego. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
On the 13th (Tue), shop like a local with The Grove, buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip app.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.