15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 2 nights
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
5
Truckee
— 1 night
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights

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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.
Kids will enjoy SeaWorld San Diego and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, contemplate the waterfront views at Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Diego online tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to San Diego due to the time zone difference. In July in San Diego, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 18th (Sun), discover the magic at Downtown Disney and then get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then grab your bike and head to South Bay Bicycle Trail, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll through Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Truckee.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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night
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): kick your exploration up a notch at Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, then trek along Tompkins Memorial Trail, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Truckee attractions planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Truckee in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Truckee are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit cooler (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks ©
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Attractions like Glacier Point and YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker tool.

You can take a bus from Truckee to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Truckee in July, Yosemite National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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