24 days in California Itinerary

24 days in California Itinerary

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24 days in California Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Jakarta

6
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.
Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: stroll through San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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Jakarta, Indonesia to San Diego is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to San Diego is minus 15 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in December, with highs in San Diego at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

4
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). Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder tool .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Monterey trip site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Monterey takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Monterey to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) 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.
On the 31st (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app .

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 taxi. When traveling from Monterey in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 7°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 7th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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