21 days in California Itinerary

21 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
3
St. Helena
— 1 night
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, get great views at Twin Peaks, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online travel route planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to San Francisco is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to San Francisco is minus 11 hours. In April, San Francisco is much colder than Riyadh - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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.
Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

1
night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Oxbow Public Market, walk around Sonoma Plaza, thenmake a trip to Sonoma Barracks, thenlearn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St. Helena online tour planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to St. Helena by combination of bus and train takes about 15 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April; daily highs in St. Helena reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Sonoma, Napa, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza

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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego road trip website.

You can fly from St. Helena to San Diego in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Helena in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles journey planning tool.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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