10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Syracuse

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Staples Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

Syracuse to Los Angeles is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Syracuse in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
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 6th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Range.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 44°F and lows at 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Pothole Dome ©
Pothole Dome
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

4
nights
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 59°F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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