14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Maritime Museum of San Diego and Timken Museum of Art. Get outdoors at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Diego tour planning app.

Philadelphia to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to San Diego. Traveling from Philadelphia in April, things will get somewhat warmer in San Diego: highs are around 71°F and lows about 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Appreciate the collections at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at McGurk Meadow and Nature Center at Happy Isles. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, cast your line with a fishing tour, hike along May Lake Trailhead, and explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip tool.

Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (59°F), and nights are much colder (28°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
North Dome ©
North Dome

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Carmel

Carmel ©
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. On the 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel day trip planning website.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 15.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Carmel, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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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.
Exploratorium and de Young Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Musee Mecanique. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, and explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary maker app.

Getting from Carmel to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in San Francisco are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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