15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Taft Point. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, stroll through Four Mile Trail, trek along Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to 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

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.
Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and browse the exhibits of Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

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

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in San Diego dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip app.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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