24 days in California Itinerary

24 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Palm Springs
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Montana Avenue and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Los Angeles is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches

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Must see
Santa Monica Pier
4.1
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Observatory
Griffith Observatory
4.6

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Harmony Borax Works and The Ranch at Furnace Creek are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Badwater Basin and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. When in Death Valley National Park, make a side trip to see Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum in Death Valley Junction, approximately Death Valley Junction away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point and steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Death Valley National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Historic Site
Harmony Borax Works
4.0

2
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Indian Canyons. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Coachella Valley Preserve, then hunt for treasures at VillageFest, and then look for gifts at Wabi Sabi Japan Living.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Palm Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, with highs in Palm Springs at 48°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Flea Market
VillageFest
3.9

6
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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Let the collections at USS Midway Museum and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Spanish Village Art Center and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Change things up with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego planner.

You can drive from Palm Springs to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Palm Springs in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

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Must see
La Jolla Cove
4.7
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Must see
USS Midway Museum
4.8

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Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Virga Gallery and Mission San Juan Capistrano. You'll get in some beach time at Crystal Cove and Newport Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Irvine Spectrum Center (in Irvine). There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and take an in-depth tour of Founder's Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Anaheim trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Anaheim hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Beach
Crystal Cove
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Head to Rodeo Drive and State Street Underpassfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), Old Mission Santa Barbara (in Santa Barbara) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). See some other sides of Los Angeles: get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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