21 days in California Itinerary

21 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights

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San Francisco

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 in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a stroll through SoMa, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to San Francisco is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in October, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

5
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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online holiday builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy, then surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and then trek along Congress Trail.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online tour planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park

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San Diego

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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and stroll around Balboa Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip builder website.

Fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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Los Angeles

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 (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Pack the 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, look for gifts at Bergamot Station, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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