13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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13 days in California Itinerary

Start: Montevideo
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Montevideo

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Head to Bergamot Station and Studio City Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post, tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online tour planner .

Montevideo, Uruguay to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Uruguay Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Montevideo in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Kids will enjoy La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mission Beach Park and Children's Pool. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Carmel.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Carmel trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from San Diego to Carmel by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect Carmel to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach, and take a stroll around Civic Center.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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