14 days in California Itinerary

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


San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Tirana, Albania to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tirana to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tirana in May, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, and walk around Mariposa Grove.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
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Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.
Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
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San Diego — 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
On the 12th (Fri), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums
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California travel guide

The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.