7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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7 days in California Itinerary

Aarhus
Fly:  21​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Aarhus

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, then take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder.

Aarhus, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Aarhus in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
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.
On the 14th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and then take in breathtaking views at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in San Diego reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

2
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles travel planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Getty Center The Publications
Santa Monica Pier

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