21 days in California Itinerary

21 days in California Itinerary

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21 days in California Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
St. Helena
— 2 nights
+3
bus + subway + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles journey maker app .

Stockholm, Sweden to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in April, things will get much warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

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
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in San Diego sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums

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

2
nights
St. Helena

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market, make a trip to Sonoma Plaza, then don't miss a visit to Sonoma Barracks, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars.

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

Do a combination of flight and taxi from San Diego to St. Helena in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in St. Helena when traveling from San Diego in April, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours Wineries Parks

Side Trips

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

3
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 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, subway, flight, and car from St. Helena to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from St. Helena in April: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C and lows are around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

5
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, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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