19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California Trip Planner

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Fly
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Fresno, Fly to Winnipeg

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary app.

Winnipeg, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Winnipeg in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

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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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Garrapata State Park, Refuge and Lovers Point Park. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Refuge and then immerse yourself in nature at Garrapata State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at The Cheese Shop and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel online trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Carmel in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In May, Carmel is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Starlight Room, Slim's and Vesuvio Cafe. Discover out-of-the-way places like Golden Gate Park and Fort Point. There's more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online holiday planner.

Getting from Carmel to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nightlife · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Your list of things to see and do now includes California Coastal Trail, Gold Bluffs Beach, Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center, and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Redwood National Park and Ferndale Historic Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Redwood National Park: Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy (in Orick), End of the Trail Museum (in Klamath) and Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary (in Arcata). The adventure continues: hike along Lady Bird Johnson Grove, stop by Golden Gait Mercantile, and kick back and relax at Trinidad State Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Redwood National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Redwood National Park hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks

California travel guide

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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.