22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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22 days in California Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park holiday maker site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 11th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip 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 taxi, bus, and flight. Expect warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to 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
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego journey maker website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, then do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, and finally do a tasting at Stephen & Walker Winery.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read St. Helena travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from San Diego to St. Helena takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in St. Helena, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

4
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, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip website .

Drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Helena in August, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping 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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