15 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Healdsburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Napa
— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): watch a film at California Science Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles visit planner.

Paris, France to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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 5th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with San Diego Scuba Pros, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and then kick back and relax at Children's Pool. On the next day, kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park and then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip maker website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough 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 Half Dome and Yosemite Valley Loop Trail. The adventure continues: hike along Mariposa Grove, admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and explore the striking landscape of Pioneer Yosemite History Center.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Explore your travel options from San Diego to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from San Diego in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Wine Tours & Tastings. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco attractions planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Healdsburg.
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Healdsburg — 1 night

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): learn the secrets of beer at Ace It Bike Tours, learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, then learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Thumbprint Cellars.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Healdsburg trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Francisco in April, Healdsburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Napa.
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Napa — 3 nights

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle, and then learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Napa trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Healdsburg to Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Napa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow 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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