25 days in California Itinerary

25 days in California Itinerary

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Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Carmel
— 5 nights
Drive
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Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Long Beach
— 10 nights
Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Tel Aviv

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San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Alcatraz Island, Fisherman's Wharf, Ferry Building Marketplace, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Yosemite National Park — 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mariposa Grove, Tenaya Lake, Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and other attractions you added. Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, get great views at Valley View, and explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 2 nights

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
General Sherman Tree has been added to your itinerary.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 43°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Carmel.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Carmel — 5 nights

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Fisherman's Wharf, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and other attractions you added. Bring the kids along to Point Lobos and China Cove. There's still lots to do: hike along Scenic Road Walkway, kick back and relax at Del Mar Beach, walk around Palo Corona Regional Park, and take in the waterfront at Carmel Beach Boardwalk.

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Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pismo Beach.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips

Pismo Beach — 1 night

Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stearns Wharf.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pismo Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Carmel to Pismo Beach by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Carmel in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pismo Beach, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Long Beach.
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Long Beach — 10 nights

Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Big Bus Tours Los Angeles, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Hollywood Sign, and other attractions you added. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and SeaWorld San Diego. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Long Beach: Botanical Building and Lily Pond (in San Diego), Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and Marina del Rey (Marina del Rey Harbor & Marina Beach). The adventure continues: deepen your understanding at El Dorado Nature Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach Waterfront, take in nature's colorful creations at Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden, and stop by Wheel Fun Rentals - Rainbow Lagoon Swan Boats.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Long Beach trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Pismo Beach to Long Beach in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pismo Beach in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Long Beach, with lows of 22°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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