22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 5 nights

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to San Diego.

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

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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 zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Diego online road trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Congress Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are much hotter, around 40°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, stroll around Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 30°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Carmel.

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

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 5th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Carmel trip planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 15.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Carmel, with highs around 24°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Monterey Bay
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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