19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  6 h 45 min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Atlanta

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and USS Pampanito. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of The Embarcadero, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To see more things to do and tourist information, use the San Francisco planning app.

Atlanta to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In July, San Francisco is slightly colder than Atlanta - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Tioga Pass will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and admire the landmark architecture of Watts Towers.

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

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 66°F in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

5
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.
Attractions like La Jolla Cove and Maritime Museum of San Diego make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of the city life by going to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Mission Beach Park. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_exploring_the_fascinating_underwater_world_at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, meet the residents at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, and enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego holiday app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (77°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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