19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Anaheim
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San Diego
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Mammoth Lakes
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park and then admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker app.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in January: highs in Los Angeles hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Highlights from your plan
Bradbury Building ©
Bradbury Building

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and The VOID make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Downtown Disney and Radiator Springs Racers. Step out of Anaheim to go to Balboa Island and see St.John Vianney Chapel, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park and make an unforgettable trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim trip maker.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. January in Anaheim sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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San Diego

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.
Kids will enjoy South Carlsbad State Beach and San Diego Zoo. Discover out-of-the-way places like San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Lions, Tigers & Bears. Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind The Unconditional Surrender.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip tool.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in San Diego are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Bring the kids along to Mammoth Mountain and Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin. Explore hidden gems such as Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center and ASO Mammoth. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Eleven53 Interpretive Center, hike along Crystal Lake trail, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mammoth Mountain Bike Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes online trip maker.

Getting from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from San Diego in January; daily highs in Mammoth Lakes reach 7°C and lows reach -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Mountain Bike Park ©
Mammoth Mountain Bike Park
Mammoth Mountain
Mammoth Mountain
Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center ©
Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like West Cliff Drive and San Francisco Bay. Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Change things up with a short trip to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Room Escape Games. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See some other sides of Los Angeles: watch a film at California Science Center, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ©
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

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