24 days in California Itinerary

24 days in California Itinerary

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24 days in California Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
+2
taxi + bus + Fly:  25​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online trip builder .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to San Francisco is minus 16 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

2
nights
St. Helena

The city of St.
On the 21st (Tue), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Jack London State Historic Park, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, then examine the collection at Sharpsteen Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our St. Helena trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to St. Helena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect nights in St. Helena to be a bit cooler, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Sharpsteen Museum, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Jack London State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Jack London State Historic Park ©
Jack London State Historic Park
Sharpsteen Museum ©
Sharpsteen Museum

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.
Attractions like San Diego Zoo and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, get a new perspective on nature at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, explore the activities along Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve, and browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from St. Helena to San Diego takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or drive. When traveling from St. Helena in May, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Change things up with a short trip to Downtown Disney in Anaheim (about 34 minutes away). Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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

6
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.
Bring the kids along to McGurk Meadow and Nature Center at Happy Isles. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool .

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. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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