7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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7 days in California Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Manchester

3
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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation trip planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
On the 9th (Tue), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, then Head underground at Bronson Caves, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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