16 days in California & Sylva Itinerary

16 days in California & Sylva Itinerary

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Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Carmel
— 1 night
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly to Asheville Regional Airport, Drive to Sylva
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Sylva
— 2 nights
Drive to Asheville Regional Airport, Fly to La Isabela International Airport

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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.
You've added Clarion Alley Murals, Blue & Gold Fleet, Chinatown, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sun), soar above the sights with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, then wander the streets of Union Square, and then wander the streets of Chinatown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of The Embarcadero, get a new perspective on things with Blue & Gold Fleet, don't miss a visit to Clarion Alley Murals, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 4 hours. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip app.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 7°C. You'll set off for Carmel on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, view the masterpieces at Gallery by the Sea Carmel, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach, then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and finally explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Carmel trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Carmel, with highs around 23°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get some cultural insight at Santa Monica Pier and The Getty Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach). And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from Carmel to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Carmel in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Visiting La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Step out of San Diego to go to Alpine and see Lions, Tigers & Bears, which is approximately 48 minutes away. It doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and explore the activities along Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Sylva.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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Sylva

Sylva is an incorporated town located in central Jackson County, in the Plott Balsam Mountains of Western North Carolina, United States of America. You've now added City Lights Bookstore to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stop by City Lights Bookstore. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, then hike along Collins Creek Picnic Area, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sylva online trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Diego to Sylva. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Sylva is 3 hours. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Sylva to be a bit cooler, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sylva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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.