19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

Plan trip to San Diego with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Diego is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to San Diego is minus 10 hours. In March, daytime highs in San Diego are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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.
For shopping fun, head to Montana Avenue or Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Royal Palms State Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Farmers Market). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, shop like a local with The Grove, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Hammer Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles visit planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Museum Gallery and Nature Center at Happy Isles. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, hike along May Lake Trailhead, cast your line with a fishing tour, and explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. In March, Yosemite National Park is cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 13°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
North Dome ©
North Dome
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): hike along Scenic Road Walkway, stroll through Point Lobos, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, thenkick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, and then walk around Garland Ranch Regional Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip itinerary app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Carmel by bus takes about 15.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Carmel, with highs around 20°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Helena.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Garland Ranch Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 3rd (Wed), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Inglenook, learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, thenstop by Oxbow Public Market, and finally learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our St. Helena journey builder.

Getting from Carmel to St. Helena by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Carmel in April, you will find days in St. Helena are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Napa, Inglenook, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, look for all kinds of wild species at San Francisco Botanical Garden, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Helena to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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