22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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22 days in California Itinerary

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

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: stroll through San Diego Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, meet the residents at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Diego holiday builder website .

Fort Worth to San Diego is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Worth to San Diego is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fort Worth in July, things will get little chillier in San Diego: highs are around 77°F and lows about 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, Head underground at Bronson Caves, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough 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
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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