22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  8 h 15 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Atlanta

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Atlanta to San Diego is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in June, things will get little chillier in San Diego: highs are around 73°F and lows about 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Coronado Public Library, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary site.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, take a stroll through SoMa, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 62°F, while days are much hotter, around 94°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park

6
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, stroll through Four Mile Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, expect Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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