13 days in Los Angeles, Alaska & San Francisco Itinerary

13 days in Los Angeles, Alaska & San Francisco Itinerary

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13 days in Los Angeles, Alaska & San Francisco Itinerary

Jerusalem
+3
bus + foot + train + Fly:  19​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + train + foot + bus:  18​h 30​min
Jerusalem

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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, Head underground at Bronson Caves, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Jerusalem, Israel to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Los Angeles is minus 10 hours. In December, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Jerusalem - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

2
days
Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
On your second day here, explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and then examine the collection at Anchorage Museum.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Anchorage custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Anchorage takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Anchorage, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Anchorage at -5°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anchorage

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum
Anchorage Museum
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 20th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, take a stroll through Union Square, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Anchorage to San Francisco in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anchorage to San Francisco. In December, San Francisco is much hotter than Anchorage - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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