30 days in California & Island of Hawaii Itinerary

30 days in California & Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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San Diego
— 4 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
5
Waikoloa
— 2 nights
6
Hilo
— 4 nights

4
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art, and take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego road trip tool.

London, UK to San Diego is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 25°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

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
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
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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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel, and trek along North Dome.

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Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (17°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

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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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Waikoloa.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Waikoloa

Waikoloa ©
Waikoloa Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Statue "King Kamehameha" (in Kapaau) and Waipiʻo Valley Lookout (in Honokaa). There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Mauna Lani Resort , explore the striking landscape of Puukohola National Historic Park, make a trip to Kohala Historical Sites State Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Waikoloa trip builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Waikoloa in 10 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Waikoloa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Waikoloa to be much warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Waikoloa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Mauna Lani Resort , Statue "King Kamehameha", Puukohola National Historic Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Mauna Lani Resort ©
Mauna Lani Resort
Puukohola National Historic Park ©
Puukohola National Historic Park

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Hilo

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hilo: Jagger Museum (in Volcano), Swim with Dolphins (in Kailua-Kona) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Keanakakoi Crater Overlook, &more). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, and admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hilo online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Waikoloa to Hilo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Waikoloa in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hilo, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Volcano Art Center Gallery ©
Volcano Art Center Gallery
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail ©
Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail

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