10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Port of Spain, Trinidad

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Ghirardelli Square and Exploratorium. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip planner .

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Port of Spain in July, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nevada Falls Loop and Tuolumne Meadows. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park visit planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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 15th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, browse the different shops at The Grove, then get a taste of the local shopping with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and finally kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Grove ©
The Grove

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