10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. There's more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route builder tool.

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Tours Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walking tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Panorama Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, and then get great views at Washburn Point.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beverly Hills Tours, Disneyland Park and Hollywood Sign. Get some cultural insight at Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles route planning website.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect much warmer with lows of °F in Los Angeles. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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