11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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11 days in California Itinerary

London
Fly:  15​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

2
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.
For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from London in May, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary planner .

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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 1°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

5
days
San Francisco

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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