8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Florence
Fly:  17​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Florence

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Lombard Street. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch a ride on Cable Cars, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco tour planner.

Florence, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Florence to San Francisco. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally hike along Wawona Meadow. Keep things going the next day: hike along Panorama Trail, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip app .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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