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
— 2 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
4
Santa Monica
— 3 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.
Bring the kids along to Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco tour planning tool.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in San Diego. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Theme Parks
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SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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 Griffith Observatory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, engage your brain at California Science Center, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Monica Pier and The Getty Villa. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, get in on the family fun at Pacific Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, and look and learn at Camera Obscura.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica online trip itinerary maker.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Santa Monica are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Disney.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

The Getty Villa, The Wende Museum of the Cold War
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Santa Monica Pier Aquarium ©
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

1
night
Disney

Disney
Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park.

Discover how to plan a Disney trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Monica to Disney. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Santa Monica in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Disney, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Disney

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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