13 days in San Diego, Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

13 days in San Diego, Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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1
San Diego
— 2 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll around La Jolla Cove, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary maker tool.

Los Angeles to San Diego is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in San Diego are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

7
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica Bay and Santa Monica Mountains. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Disneyland Park). The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles tour itinerary maker.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Parsons Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, thenget great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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