11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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Start: Florence
Fly:  17 h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— Few hours
Bus:  7 h
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Florence

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 23rd (Sat), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): stroll around Golden Gate Park, then see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and then get great views at Twin Peaks.

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Florence, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Florence to San Francisco. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

few
hours
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 25th (Mon), stroll through Panorama Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park route builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Yosemite National Park. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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 26th (Tue): stroll through Moro Rock, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by bus takes about 8.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much warmer (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Anaheim is known for theme parks, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Disneyland Park, experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers, take an in-depth tour of Founder's Park, and get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim tour planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Anaheim takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, plan for little chillier days in Anaheim, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally Head underground at Bronson Caves.

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Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park

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