32 days in California Itinerary

32 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Tahoe City
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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San Francisco — 5 nights

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, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route tool.

Chandigarh, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from Chandigarh to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Tahoe City.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
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Tahoe City — 4 nights

Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Tahoe City is known for adventure, trails, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, stroll through Truckee River Bike Trail, and immerse yourself in nature at D.L. Bliss State Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tahoe City trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Tahoe City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and colder nights in Tahoe City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Yosemite National Park — 7 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.
Spend the 12th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Half Dome. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Tahoe City to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 4 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, stroll through General Grant Tree Trail, Head underground at Boyden Cavern, and hike along Congress Trail.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 41°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 5 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 23rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.
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San Diego — 5 nights

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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 32 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to home.
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California travel guide

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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.
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