16 days in California Itinerary

16 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California route planner

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Fly
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Borrego Springs
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Montana Avenue or Santa Monica Farmers Market. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, approximately Santa Monica away. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Erfurt, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Erfurt to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Erfurt in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Borrego Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Borrego Springs

Borrego Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. On the 5th (Mon), cruise along Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and then surround yourself with nature on California Overland Desert Excursions.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Borrego Springs trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Borrego Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, tram, and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Borrego Springs, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Borrego Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at USS Midway Museum and Spanish Village Art Center. We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip maker.

Traveling by car from Borrego Springs to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Borrego Springs in April: highs in San Diego hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Ansel Adams Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parsons Memorial and Yosemite Valley Chapel. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Diego to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Union Square. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Point Reyes Safaris in Point Reyes Station, approximately Point Reyes Station away. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Tenderloin Museum, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.