16 days in California Itinerary

16 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 day
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— Few hours
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe
— 9 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND California as well as We Love LA Tour. On the 1st (Tue), see the top attractions with We Love LA Tour, find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, then Head underground at Bronson Caves, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary tool.

Seattle to Los Angeles is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. June in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Two Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Pier, LEGOLAND California
Highlights from your plan
LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
We Love LA Tour ©
We Love LA Tour

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nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, then don't miss a visit to Rodeo Drive, and finally cruise along Mulholland Drive. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Santa Monica trip planner.

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Mulholland Drive ©
Mulholland Drive
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

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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.
To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of tram and train. In June, daytime highs in San Diego are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. You will leave for San Francisco on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in June, plan for slightly colder nights in San Francisco, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Change things up with these side-trips from South Lake Tahoe: Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory (in New Washoe City), Tahoe City (Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, Commons Beach Park, &more) and Reno (Reno Arch, National Automobile Museum, &more). There's much more to do: soar above the sights with Lake Tahoe Balloons, hike along Rubicon Trail, capture your vacation like a pro with Tahoe Photographic Tours, and walk around Valhalla at Lake Tahoe.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 7 hours. June in South Lake Tahoe sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Reno, Lake Tahoe (California), Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory
Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks ©
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
Lake Tahoe Balloons ©
Lake Tahoe Balloons
Tahoe Photographic Tours ©
Tahoe Photographic Tours

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