10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  19​h
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
Dubai

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Visit China Beach and Fort Funston National Park for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get to know the fascinating history of Twin Peaks, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll through Lincoln Park.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to San Francisco, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, San Francisco is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

3
days
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

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