16 days in California Itinerary

16 days in California Itinerary

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16 days in California Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  17​h
1
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

1
night
St. Helena

The city of St.
To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our St. Helena trip itinerary maker app .

London, UK to St. Helena is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, subway, and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to St. Helena due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online holiday planner .

Drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Helena in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and get your bearings at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

3
nights
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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Diego online trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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