19 days in California Itinerary

19 days in California Itinerary

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19 days in California Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Riyadh

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Do your shopping at Griffith Observatory and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to see Montana Avenue about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, admire the masterpieces at Hammer Museum, and shop like a local with Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip builder .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Riyadh to Los Angeles, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in June, expect Los Angeles to be cooler, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

6
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.
Let the collections at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at Vernal Fall and Ansel Adams Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Fisherman's Wharf and Golden Gate Bridge. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Venture out of the city with trips to B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville), Modus Operandi Cellars (in St. Helena) and Mumm Napa (in Rutherford). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Modus Operandi Cellars, Trinitas Cellars, Mumm Napa
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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