28 days in California Itinerary

28 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
3
Tahoe City
— 5 nights
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 6 nights

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Exeter, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and stroll through Lembert Dome.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

5
nights
Tahoe City

Tahoe City ©
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Venture out of the city with trips to Truckee (River Rafting & Tubing & Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge). There's lots more to do: trek along Tompkins Memorial Trail, stroll through Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, immerse yourself in nature at D.L. Bliss State Park, and let little ones run wild at Commons Beach Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tahoe City trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Tahoe City by bus takes about 7.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Tahoe City dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Truckee, Lake Tahoe (California), Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, Eagle Rock Hiking Trail
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:
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Five Lakes Creek Trailhead ©
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead
River Rafting & Tubing
Commons Beach Park ©
Commons Beach Park

4
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego itinerary maker.

Getting from Tahoe City to San Diego by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tahoe City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, Disneyland Park
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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