22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
3
Truckee
— 2 nights
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately Mill Valley away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, stroll around Crissy Field, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit planner.

Canberra, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Canberra in December, you will find days in San Francisco are cooler (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

4
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park attractions planning tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Truckee.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Truckee is known for winter sports, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner Cross Country, play a few rounds at Kings Beach Miniature Golf, take an in-depth tour of Gatekeeper's Museum, and hit the slopes at Tahoe Donner.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Truckee vacation maker site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Truckee by bus takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, you will find days in Truckee are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Emerald Bay State Park, Kings Beach Miniature Golf
Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Donner Cross Country ©
Tahoe Donner Cross Country
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Tahoe Donner ©
Tahoe Donner

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 zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego online vacation planner.

Fly from Truckee to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Truckee in December, things will get warmer in San Diego: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, &more). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker app.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
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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