16 days in Manalapan & California Itinerary

16 days in Manalapan & California Itinerary

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Manalapan
— 1 night
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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Palm Springs
— 1 night
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Borrego Springs
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Manalapan

— 1 night
Manalapan Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): walk around Monmouth Battlefield Park, then grab your bike and head to Henry Hudson Trail, and then relax and rejuvenate at Avanti Day Resort.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manalapan trip planner.

New York City to Manalapan is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. March in Manalapan sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 31°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Manalapan

Parks · Spas · Trails · Outdoors

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Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manalapan to Yosemite National Park. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manalapan in March: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the next day, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palm Springs

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, test your team's savvy at Escape Room Palm Springs, then contemplate the long history of Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Palm Springs route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Palm Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Palm Springs, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Borrego Springs.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Borrego Springs

— 1 night
Borrego Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire nature's extreme beauty at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and then surround yourself with nature on California Overland Desert Excursions.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Borrego Springs trip builder website.

Drive from Palm Springs to Borrego Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Palm Springs in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 51°F in Borrego Springs. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Borrego Springs

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

San Diego

— 4 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Diego day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Borrego Springs to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Borrego Springs in March: highs in San Diego hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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.