10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California vacation planner

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Oakland
— 1 night
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Fremont
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Sacramento
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Anaheim
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 1 night

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Coit Tower, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Golden Gate Park and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Francisco. In August, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Oakland.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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Oakland

Oakland ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): let the river carry you with All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting - Day Trips, deepen your understanding at Lawrence Hall of Science, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Oakland California Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Oakland attractions planner.

Oakland is very close to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fremont.

Things to do in Oakland

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Fremont

Fremont ©
Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park, make a trip to SVCC Temple, and then walk around Coyote Hills Regional Park.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Fremont attractions website.

Drive from Oakland to Fremont in an hour. In August in Fremont, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Fremont

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Fremont to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fremont in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Taft Point
4.9
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Waterfall
Vernal Fall
4.8

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): relax and float downstream with Whitewater Adventures, see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and then hike along Stevens Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sacramento trip tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sacramento takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Sacramento: highs are around 91°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sacramento

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

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River Rafting / Tubing
Whitewater Adventures
4.3

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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 26th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sacramento in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 84°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
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Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Anaheim takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

Plan my day in San Diego using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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