24 days in California Itinerary

24 days in California Itinerary

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24 days in California Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. For shopping fun, head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard or Montana Avenue. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

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

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Los Angeles is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -11 hour difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, expect Los Angeles to be cooler, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Get outdoors at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mission Beach Park and Children's Pool. Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday builder app .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Monterey fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from San Diego to Monterey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, Monterey is little chillier than San Diego - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Beaches Nature Parks

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation builder website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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