21 days in California Itinerary

21 days in California Itinerary

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21 days in California Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Berlin

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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take a stroll through SoMa, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip maker .

Berlin, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Berlin to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yosemite National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, things will get warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums 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

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