17 days in California Itinerary

17 days in California Itinerary

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Start: Berlin
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Berlin

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland Park, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles planning app.

Berlin, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. In September in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Go for a jaunt from Yosemite National Park to Bridgeport to see Bodie State Historic Park about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, trek along Panorama Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodie State Historic Park, Panum Crater
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online day trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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