20 days in California Itinerary

20 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Badger Pass Ski Area, Half Dome, &more).

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, things will get colder in Mammoth Lakes: highs are around 10°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, get great views at Twin Peaks, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation planning website.

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in February, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 10°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, and explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planning site.

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Diego, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

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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.