17 days in California Itinerary

17 days in California Itinerary

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17 days in California Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Sao Paulo

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and have fun and explore at Travel Town.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles. In Agosto, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Valley View, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in Agosto, plan for much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
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, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in Setembro, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from San Francisco in Setembro, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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