22 days in California & Utah Itinerary

22 days in California & Utah Itinerary

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22 days in California & Utah Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Wawona
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Get outdoors at Tuolumne Meadows and North Dome. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wawona.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
North Dome ©
North Dome
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome

5
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Taft Point. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pioneer Yosemite History Center, get great views at Half Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For where to stay and other tourist information, use the Wawona itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to Wawona takes 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mammoth Lakes in July, with highs in Wawona at 43°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 17th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Observation Point and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Angel's Landing and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Wawona to Zion National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Wawona to Zion National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Wawona in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 40°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and Maritime Museum of San Diego. There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Diego tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route planning site .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sat).

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
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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