10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fisherman's Wharf as well as Chinatown. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then take a stroll through Chinatown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island and then make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Atlanta to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Atlanta in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Strawberry Hill ©
Strawberry Hill

3
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Trillium Falls Hike and then enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

Plan my trip to Redwood National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Redwood National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. In June, Redwood National Park is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, then cruise along Generals Hwy, and then stroll through General Grant Tree Trail. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in June: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 62°F. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
General Grant Tree Trail ©
General Grant Tree Trail

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.
On the 21st (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online attractions planner .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (79°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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