16 days in California Itinerary

16 days in California Itinerary

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16 days in California Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Golden Gate Park, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder tool .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Traveling from New Delhi to San Francisco, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (17°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Childrens Museums Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

Before you visit San Diego, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In December, San Diego is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 3rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

Start your trip to Los Angeles by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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