22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Diego
— 4 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SeaWorld San Diego and San Diego Zoo. Step out of San Diego with an excursion to The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum in Carlsbad--about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary website.

London, UK to San Diego is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from London in July, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, &more). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Original Muscle Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker site.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a bus 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
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure 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.
Family-friendly places like Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Healdsburg to see Stephen & Walker Winery about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stephen & Walker Winery, Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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