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
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 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.
Visit Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Square. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

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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. In July, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Atlanta - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, parks, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app .

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. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to see Third Street Promenade about 30 minutes away. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 66°F. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Third Street Promenade, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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