14 days in California Itinerary

Created using Klarna Trips California travel planner
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Olympic Valley
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles — 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, examine the collection at Paley Center for Media, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to Los Angeles. Traveling from Stockholm in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.
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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 25th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, then stroll through Black's Beach, and then walk around La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego day trip planning website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to South Lake Tahoe.
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South Lake Tahoe — 2 nights

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Lakeside Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park, then indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe, and finally stroll through Pope Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at El Dorado Beach, kick back and relax at Meeks Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiva Beach.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to South Lake Tahoe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much colder evenings in South Lake Tahoe when traveling from San Diego in June, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Olympic Valley.
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Olympic Valley — 1 night

On the 29th (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Matt Heron Fly Fishing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, then get engrossed in the history at Gatekeeper's Museum, then let little ones run wild at Commons Beach Park, and finally trek along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic Valley trip website.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Olympic Valley takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June, Olympic Valley is slightly colder at night with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, stroll through Four Mile Trail, don't miss a visit to Half Dome, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park travel planning website.

Explore your travel options from Olympic Valley to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Olympic Valley in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Chinatown, get curious at Exploratorium, then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and finally explore the striking landscape of Muir Woods National Monument.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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California travel guide

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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.
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