22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Diego tour builder tool .

Los Angeles to San Diego is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

13
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Escape the urban bustle at Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Downtown Disney), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Zuma Beach (in Malibu). Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Royal Palms State Beach, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Zuma Beach, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): trek along Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect colder with lows of 9°C in Yosemite National Park. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Exploratorium and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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