19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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19 days in California Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Redwood National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + bus + Fly:  16​h
End: Winnipeg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Winnipeg, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Winnipeg in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
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. You've added Garrapata State Park, Refuge, Lovers Point Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 25th (Thu), soothe aching muscles at Refuge and then admire the majestic nature at Garrapata State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Carmel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, Carmel is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannery Row, Lovers Point Park
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row
Garrapata State Park ©
Garrapata State Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, catch a ride on Cable Cars, and enjoy the sea views from Fort Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary maker.

Getting from Carmel to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nightlife Parks Neighborhoods
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes California Coastal Trail, Gold Bluffs Beach, Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center, and other attractions you added. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Redwood National Park and Lady Bird Johnson Grove. Explore Redwood National Park's surroundings by going to End of the Trail Museum (in Klamath), Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy (in Orick) and Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary (in Arcata). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinidad State Beach, look for gifts at Golden Gait Mercantile, and stroll the grounds of Ferndale Historic Cemetery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park online itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Redwood National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Redwood National Park hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Orick, Ferndale, Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, Trinidad State Beach, End of the Trail Museum
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center ©
Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

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

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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