22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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

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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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker website.

Prague, Czech Republic to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
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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 21st (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Carmel online trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Carmel are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

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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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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Carmel to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 15.5 hours. Traveling from Carmel in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

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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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: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, stroll through Congress Trail, cruise along Generals Hwy, and hike along Moro Rock Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online visit planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by bus takes about 8.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

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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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 San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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

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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 4th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

Plan my day in Los Angeles using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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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