15 days in California & Disney Itinerary

15 days in California & Disney Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
4
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
5
Disney
— 1 night

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Exploratorium, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Balboa Park, browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from San Francisco in May, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

4
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. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! in Anaheim, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, get curious at California Science Center, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, engage your brain at Camera Obscura, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, and finally walk around Ocean View Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market and then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Monica trip planner.

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. In May in Santa Monica, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Disney.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium ©
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

1
night
Disney

Disney
Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park.

For where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Disney road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santa Monica to Disney. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Monica to Disney is 2 hours. When traveling from Santa Monica in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Disney, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Disney

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 29 — 30:

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