19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Drive
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Oceanside
— Few hours
Taxi
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Carlsbad
— 2 nights
Drive
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Encinitas
— Few hours
Drive
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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Escondido
— 1 night
Drive
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Big Bear Lake
— 1 day
Drive
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Wofford Heights
— 1 night
Drive
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Kernville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Three Rivers
— 1 night
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Fresno
— Few hours
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Lee Vining
— Few hours
Drive
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Stockton
— Few hours
Drive
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Mill Valley
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
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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.
To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Prague in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. You will leave for Oceanside on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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Oceanside

Oceanside is a coastal city located on California's South Coast. To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Oceanside day trip website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Oceanside in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Oceanside are a bit cooler (27°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Oceanside

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wineries

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Carlsbad

Village by the Sea

Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Carlsbad online vacation planner.

Carlsbad is just a stone's throw from Oceanside. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Encinitas.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks

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Encinitas

Encinitas is a beach city in the North County area of San Diego County, California. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): hike along Mount Woodson Trail.

Planning Encinitas trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Encinitas is just a stone's throw from Carlsbad. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Encinitas

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Balboa Park, SeaWorld San Diego, Gaslamp Quarter, and other attractions you added. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Coronado Island. There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Petco Park and admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Diego vacation planner.

San Diego is just a stone's throw from Encinitas. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Escondido.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Escondido

Hidden Treasure

Escondido reflects its Spanish and Mexican roots (it’s the oldest city in San Diego County) through historical architecture with short stucco buildings painted in pastel colors.
To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Escondido route planner.

Drive from San Diego to Escondido in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Escondido sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Big Bear Lake.

Things to do in Escondido

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Tours

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Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Swim Beach.

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Traveling by car from Escondido to Big Bear Lake takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Escondido in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Big Bear Lake, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Wofford Heights.

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Wofford Heights

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Wofford Heights trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Bear Lake to Wofford Heights takes 4 hours. When traveling from Big Bear Lake in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Wofford Heights, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Kernville.

Things to do in Wofford Heights

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

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Kernville

Kernville is a census-designated place (CDP) in the southern Sierra Nevada, in Kern County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Whiskey Flat Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kern River, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of 100 Giants. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Riverside Park, then explore the activities along Brush Creek, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kernville day trip planning tool.

Kernville is just a short distance from Wofford Heights. In June, daily temperatures in Kernville can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Three Rivers.

Things to do in Kernville

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

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Three Rivers

Three Rivers is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Senate and then make a trip to The Presidente tree.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Three Rivers trip builder.

You can drive from Kernville to Three Rivers in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kernville in June, Three Rivers is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Three Rivers

Historic Sites

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A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Three Rivers to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to Fresno.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Fresno

The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fresno trip planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Fresno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. July in Fresno sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

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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.
On the 2nd (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Valley View and then hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip website.

You can drive from Fresno to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Fresno in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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Lee Vining

Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll around Mono Lake County Park and then get impressive views of Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lee Vining online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lee Vining to South Lake Tahoe takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stockton.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Stockton

Stockton is the county seat of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Historic Bob Hope Theatre.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Stockton using our trip planner.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Stockton in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July; daily highs in Stockton reach 41°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Mill Valley.

Things to do in Stockton

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Mill Valley

Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Stinson Beach, kick back and relax at Bolinas Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Marin Museum of Bicycling and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, then stroll through Dipsea Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Golden Gate View Point.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mill Valley, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Stockton to Mill Valley by car takes about 2 hours. In July, Mill Valley is a bit cooler than Stockton - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.
On the 6th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and then catch a live event at Oracle Park. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, then get curious at California Academy of Sciences, then trek along Lands End, and finally don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Mill Valley to San Francisco in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Mill Valley in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

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.