16 days in California Itinerary

16 days in California Itinerary

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16 days in California Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
bus + Fly:  18​h
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

2
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: stroll through San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary website .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Diego is an approximately 18-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in February; daily highs in San Diego reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

3
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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday planner .

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. In February, San Francisco is little chillier than San Diego - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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.
On the 11th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and make a trip to Pothole Dome.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning website .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in February, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 16th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route planning site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, expect Los Angeles to be much warmer, temps between 25°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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