15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, buy something for everyone on your list at NFL Shop Pier 39, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. For shopping fun, head to Bergamot Station or The Grove. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Nicholas Canyon Beach (in Malibu) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's more to do: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and kick back and relax at Royal Palms State Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles planner.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Los Angeles hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Bergamot Station, Nicholas Canyon Beach, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. For shopping fun, head to Gaslamp Quarter or Spanish Village Art Center. Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, stroll through Black's Beach, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday builder website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. October in San Diego sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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