19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monterey
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Napa
— 3 nights
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Mingei International Museum. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, and stroll through Black's Beach.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary maker app.

Belgrade, Serbia to San Diego is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Belgrade to San Diego, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belgrade in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica Bay and Santa Monica State Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stay fit while traveling at Original Muscle Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning site.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mariposa Grove and Glacier Point. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip maker app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 9th (Tue), make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey day trip planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by car takes about 5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Monterey, with highs around 23°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Chinatown, look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park, and visit SoMa.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

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Napa

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Visiting Sonoma Coast State Beach and Bodega Dunes will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Modus Operandi Cellars. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Napa: Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner) and Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena). There's more to do: do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Napa trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Napa hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.