10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego online trip itinerary planner .

Newark to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Diego is minus 3 hours. In February, San Diego is much hotter than Newark - with highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 16th (Sun), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Anaheim trip tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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.
On the 18th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Curry Village Ice Rink, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Anaheim in February: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 48°F and lows are around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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