15 days in California Itinerary

Created using Klarna Trips California trip planner
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
San Francisco
— 4 nights


Los Angeles — 4 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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, get in on the family fun at Pacific Park, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Zurich to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in April, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.
Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife
Side Trips
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San Diego — 3 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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Diego road trip planning website.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. April in San Diego sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:

Yosemite National Park — 3 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.
Kids will enjoy Half Dome and Mariposa Grove. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Valley View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, and view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Diego to Yosemite National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing website.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in San Francisco hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:

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.