25 days in California Itinerary

25 days in California Itinerary

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25 days in California Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  24​h
1
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Chandigarh

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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Diego online road trip planner .

Chandigarh, India to San Diego is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Chandigarh to San Diego, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can 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
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online attractions planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, admire all the interesting features of Half Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mammoth Lakes, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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