31 days in Orlando & California Itinerary

31 days in Orlando & California Itinerary

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Orlando
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
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Orlando — 5 nights

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 3rd (Sun) at Discovery Cove. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, look for gifts at M&M's Disney Springs, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary maker website.

Manama, Bahrain to Orlando is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Manama in July, with highs in Orlando at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Diego.
Theme Parks · Tours · Shopping

San Diego — 4 nights

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 32 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to San Diego in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in July; daily highs in San Diego reach 29°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Outdoors
Side Trip

Los Angeles — 4 nights

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) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife
Side Trips

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 5 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.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, Head underground at Boyden Cavern, and don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yosemite National Park — 6 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a stroll through Union Square, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
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.