23 days in California Itinerary

23 days in California Itinerary

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23 days in California Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sao Paulo

5
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route planning tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Tours
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, have some family-friendly fun at AxeVentures, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary planning tool .

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 May, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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AxeVentures ©
AxeVentures
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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