16 days in California Itinerary

16 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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Los Angeles

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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory will thrill your kids. Santa Monica Pier and The Getty Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Belgrade to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belgrade in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Diego

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.
On the 13th (Tue), examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Diego day trip website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church ©
Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, then get a dose of the wild on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along Congress Trail and then explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy.

Make your Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Diego in October, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park

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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.
Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. Get outdoors at Half Dome and Panorama Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, get great views at Valley View, and trek along Four Mile Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning website.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 8.5 hours. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Battery Spencer for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and California Academy of Sciences. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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