15 days in California Itinerary

15 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
— 1 day
San Francisco
— 3 nights


Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Groundlings Theatre has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, walk around Beverly Gardens Park, engage your brain at California Science Center, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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Fuzhou, China to Los Angeles is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fuzhou to Los Angeles is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Fuzhou in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Burbank.
Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
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Burbank — 2 nights

Media Capital of the World

Just a short drive from Hollywood and home to several entertainment companies, Burbank is saturated with connections to the media.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stop by Conan O'Brien Show, then admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive, then explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and finally stroll around Central Park. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew Church, then examine the collection at The Gamble House, and then admire the natural beauty at Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Burbank attractions planner.

Burbank is very close to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ventura.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive
Side Trips
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Ventura — 2 nights

Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. On the 19th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Buenaventura, see some colorful creatures with Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat, then take a leisurely stroll along Ventura Pier and Promenade, and finally grab your bike and head to Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf, make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara, and then admire the striking features of Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

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Drive from Burbank to Ventura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Burbank in October: highs in Ventura hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours
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Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

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Getting from Ventura to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Ventura, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jamestown.
Parks · Nature
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Jamestown — 1 day

Jamestown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California, United States. On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Wood's Creek, then admire the majestic nature at Columbia State Historic Park, then get your game on at Black Oak Casino Resort, and finally stop by Columbia Candy Kitchen.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Jamestown takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, things will get a bit warmer in Jamestown: highs are around 29°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.
Historic Sites · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games
Side Trips
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Traveling by car from Jamestown to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jamestown in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.