22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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22 days in California Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Healdsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego, stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and browse the fresh offerings at Liberty Public Market.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planning app .

London, UK to San Diego is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to San Diego, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 30°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles 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 somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, trek along Panorama Trail, and get great views at Tunnel View.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

1
night
Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Healdsburg trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Healdsburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Healdsburg is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

#Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 28th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planning app .

Drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Healdsburg in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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