11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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11 days in California Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Paris

3
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Exploratorium, sample the tasty concoctions at Black Hammer Brewing, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip maker tool .

Paris, France to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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