23 days in California Itinerary

23 days in California Itinerary

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23 days in California Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  21​h
1
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Singapore

5
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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego tour itinerary builder website .

Singapore, Singapore to San Diego is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to San Diego is minus 16 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 23°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

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

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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation site .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens 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

5
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.
On the 31st (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Range, and explore the activities along Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 9°C and lows at -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to 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.
Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in January: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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