15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

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15 days in California Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + bus:  19​h 30​min
1
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
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.
On the 4th (Tue), stroll through Kiva Beach and then kick back and relax at El Dorado Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Meeks Bay Beach, stroll through Baldwin Beach, and then kick back and relax at Pope Beach.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to South Lake Tahoe is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to South Lake Tahoe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in June, South Lake Tahoe is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Meeks Bay Beach
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El Dorado Beach ©
El Dorado Beach
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, wander the streets of Union Square, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Visit La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, stroll through Black's Beach, learn more about the world around you at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary site .

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Griffith Observatory and Museum of Tolerance. There's much more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and see the interesting displays at The Grammy Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planning app .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Norton Simon Museum
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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