32 days in California & New York City Itinerary

32 days in California & New York City Itinerary

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32 days in California & New York City Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

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

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Adventure City & Downtown Disney). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at Travel Town, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and steep yourself in history at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route builder app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Los Angeles is much warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument. Step out of San Diego to go to Carlsbad and see LEGOLAND California, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, stroll through Mission Beach Park, and see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

LEGOLAND California
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, walk around The High Line, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and take in the pleasant sights at Times Square.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City tour planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Diego to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

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