22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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22 days in California Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and The Grove will thrill your kids. Shop till you drop at Amoeba Music and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour itinerary maker .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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.
Get in touch with nature at North Dome and Mariposa Grove. For shopping fun, head to Ansel Adams Gallery or Yosemite Museum Gallery. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
North Dome ©
North Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Attractions like Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Square make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, tee off at Lincoln Park, take a stroll through Union Square, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to La Jolla Cove and Lions, Tigers & Bears. Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and Black's Beach. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve, and shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planner .

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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