46 days in California, Las Vegas & Honolulu Itinerary

46 days in California, Las Vegas & Honolulu Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 8 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Carlsbad
— 10 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco as well as The Wave Organ. Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will thrill your kids. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Monterey Bay in Monterey--about 2h 15 min away.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Emerald Bay State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Magic Carpet Golf, kick back and relax at Kiva Beach, and then kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pope Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Glen Alpine Falls.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days in South Lake Tahoe, with highs around 29°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Magic Carpet Golf ©
Magic Carpet Golf

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mammoth Mountain Bike Park and Wild Willy's Hot Springs. Explore Mammoth Lakes' surroundings by going to Lee Vining (Tioga Rd & Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve) and Manzanar National Historic Site (in Independence). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mary, take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument, and get your game on at Mammoth Adventure Center.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes trip maker website.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Mammoth Lakes are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Tioga Rd
Tioga Rd
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Convict Lake as well as Mammoth Mountain. Family-friendly places like Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker.

Take a bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will leave for Santa Barbara on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Stearns Wharf. On the 11th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Santa Barbara Harbor, stroll around Shoreline Park, and then take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara tour app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Santa Barbara takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in Santa Barbara hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shoreline Park ©
Shoreline Park
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara Harbor ©
Santa Barbara Harbor

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Monica State Beach, Dodger Stadium and Kapowui Surf Lessons. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Monica Pier and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Santa Barbara - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You've now added Blazin' Paddles to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of local nightlife at Blazin' Paddles, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally shop like a local with The Strip.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife · Tours · Nightlife · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Blazin' Paddles ©
Blazin' Paddles

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Newport Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Anaheim side-trips: Palm Springs Air Museum (in Palm Springs) and Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach). Have a day of magic on the 20th (Mon) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get slightly colder in Anaheim: highs are around 35°C and lows about 23°C. You'll set off for San Diego on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND California as well as San Diego Air & Space Museum. On the 25th (Sat), get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND California. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in San Diego

Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Air & Space Museum ©
San Diego Air & Space Museum

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Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©

Village by the Sea

Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
You've now added LEGOLAND California to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens and South Carlsbad State Beach. When in Carlsbad, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dana Point, approximately Dana Point away. Next up on the itinerary: visit Carlsbad Village, admire the natural beauty at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier, and pause for some photo ops at Magic Carpet Ride sculpture.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Carlsbad trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Carlsbad takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Carlsbad sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to Honolulu.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Attractions like Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial, and steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Carlsbad to Honolulu takes 9.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Carlsbad to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Carlsbad in August, expect Honolulu to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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