17 days in California Itinerary

17 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
4
Carmel
— 1 night
5
San Diego
— 3 nights

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary maker website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Los Angeles is minus 5 hours. In June, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Buenos Aires - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

3
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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. There's much more to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and get great views at Washburn Point.

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

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. The adventure continues: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, wander the streets of Union Square, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online travel route planner.

Fly 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 little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): view the masterpieces at Steven Whyte's Sculpture Studio and Gallery, kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Steven Whyte's Sculpture Studio and Gallery ©

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Get a sense of the local culture at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Diego tour planner.

You can fly from Carmel to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Carmel in June since evenings lows in San Diego dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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