17 days in California Itinerary

17 days in California Itinerary

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17 days in California Itinerary

Valencia
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Valencia

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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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour planner.

Valencia, Spain to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nature

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

5
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, get great views at Tunnel View, and hike along Panorama Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Yosemite National Park to be colder, temps between 13°C and -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of SoMa (South of Market Street).

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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