10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Brussels
train + Fly:  16​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Brussels

3
days
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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brussels to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in October, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

3
days
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, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows

1
day
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 20th (Fri), make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier

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