10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

3
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online journey builder .

Amritsar, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Amritsar in October: highs in Los Angeles hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For maps and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park driving holiday planning tool .

Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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