8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Tokyo
Fly:  15​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
Tokyo

3
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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planner.

Tokyo, Japan to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Tokyo to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tokyo in August, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 23rd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island

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