9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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9 days in California Itinerary

New Bern
Fly:  9​h
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
New Bern

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 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

New Bern to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Bern to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from New Bern in April, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

2
days
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): meet the residents at San Diego Zoo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: highs in San Diego hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Francisco when traveling from San Diego in April, with lows around 51°F. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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