17 days in California Itinerary

17 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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St. Helena
— 2 nights

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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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Diego planner.

New Delhi, India to San Diego is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to San Diego. When traveling from New Delhi in May, plan for cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 25°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 21°C, while nights are colder with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, see where the action happens at Oracle Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
On the 16th (Thu), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our St. Helena tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in St. Helena, with highs around 28°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 10°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Woodhouse Chocolate ©
Woodhouse Chocolate

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