22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Crescent City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Monterey
— 3 nights
Taxi + Bus:  5 h 30 min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Muir Woods National Monument and Musee Mecanique. Kids will enjoy Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, get curious at Exploratorium, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder site.

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13.5 hour difference. In July, San Francisco is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

2
nights
Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 9th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Stout Grove, thenadmire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Battery Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach, take a peaceful walk through Trees of Mystery, and then kick back and relax at Wilson Creek Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Crescent City trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from San Francisco to Crescent City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Crescent City hover around 19°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Klamath, Enderts Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Explore hidden gems such as Downtown Disney and Toy Story Midway Mania!. Have a day of magic on the 12th (Sun) at Disney California Adventure Park. It doesn't end there: catch some excitement at Grizzly River Run.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim road trip site.

You can fly from Crescent City to Anaheim in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Crescent City in July, you will find days in Anaheim are much warmer (35°C), and nights are a bit warmer (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas, thenidentify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal, thendo a tasting at Hearst Ranch Winery, and finally kick back and relax at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Simeon trip builder tool.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Simeon in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Anaheim in July, you will find days in San Simeon are somewhat warmer (40°C), and nights are little chillier (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Hearst Ranch Winery ©
Hearst Ranch Winery

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Dennis the Menace Park will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Carmel River State Beach and West Cliff Drive. Go for a jaunt from Monterey to Felton to see Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Road Walkway, take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Monterey trip builder app.

You can drive from San Simeon to Monterey in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from San Simeon, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Carmel, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. Attractions like Yosemite Falls and El Capitan make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Yosemite National Park with a short trip to Stanislaus National Forest in Hathaway Pines, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, hike along May Lake Trailhead, and stroll through Lembert Dome.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Stanislaus National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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