19 days in California, Honolulu & Keauhou Itinerary

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


San Diego — 2 nights

America's Finest City

Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

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Porto Alegre, Brazil to San Diego is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to San Diego is minus 5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can fly to Honolulu.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Nature

Honolulu — 1 night

Big Pineapple

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, then contemplate the long history of USS Arizona Memorial, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. On your second day here, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then stroll through Waikiki Beach.

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Traveling by flight from San Diego to Honolulu takes 7 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in May, expect Honolulu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Keauhou.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Keauhou — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Keauhou vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Honolulu to Keauhou. May in Keauhou sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trips

San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

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Explore your travel options from Keauhou to San Francisco with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Keauhou to San Francisco. When traveling from Keauhou in May, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, stroll through Wawona Meadow, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 34 minutes away. Pack the 28th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Disneyland Park. Pack the 29th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

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Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are warmer (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips

California travel guide

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.