22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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22 days in California Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

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, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour planning website.

Montreal, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to San Francisco. In septembre, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in septembre, Yosemite National Park is colder at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (The VOID & Disneyland Park). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in septembre: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum (in Carlsbad). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Diego travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in septembre, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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