19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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19 days in California Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Montreal

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In June in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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 appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker app .

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in San Francisco, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

5
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, stroll around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel route planning app .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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