17 days in California Itinerary

17 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California tour planner

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights

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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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online visit planner.

Dallas to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in May, with highs in San Francisco at 69°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

5
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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Venture out of the city with trips to Yosemite National Park (Taft Point, Glacier Point, &more).

Plan my trip to Mammoth Lakes with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mammoth Lakes, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 59°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trips

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
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in San Diego sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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