11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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11 days in California Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Napa
— 2 nights
+3
bus + subway + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
4
Anaheim
— 1 night
train:  30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Atlanta


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2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, make a trip to Lombard Street, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning app .

Atlanta to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
On the 1st (Sun), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, do a tasting at Schramsberg Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Inglenook, and finally stop by Oxbow Public Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Napa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Napa hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Inglenook, Schramsberg Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Schramsberg Vineyards ©
Schramsberg Vineyards

2
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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and trek along Four Mile Trail.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus, subway, flight, and car from Napa to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Napa in September, things will get slightly colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 74°F and lows about 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 88°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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 7th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. On the next day, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planning tool .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 66°F. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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