10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
On the 15th (Mon), examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary planning app.

Toronto, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to San Diego due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

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 17th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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 19th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and USS Pampanito will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · 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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