11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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11 days in California Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Anaheim
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes China Cove and Gibson Beach, The Embarcadero, Ferry Building Marketplace, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, don't miss a visit to Painted Ladies, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then catch a live performance at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pioneer Park. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, make a trip to Dragon's Gate, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, then make a trip to Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally browse the different shops at Ghirardelli Square.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online day trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in February, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping

Side Trip

China Cove and Gibson Beach
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pismo Beach trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Pismo Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, flight, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point San Luis Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Point San Luis Lighthouse ©
Point San Luis Lighthouse

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Explore hidden gems such as Mission San Luis Rey and Temecula Olive Oil Company. Head to Ontario Mills and South Coast Plazafor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Folk Music Center (in Claremont), Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological (in Murrieta) and Temecula (Ponte Winery, Wiens Family Cellars - Winery, & more). There's more to do: make a trip to Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Island.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pismo Beach to Anaheim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. February in Anaheim sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Anaheim

Shopping Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Temecula, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological, Mission San Luis Rey, South Coast Plaza
Highlights from your plan
Temecula Olive Oil Company ©
Temecula Olive Oil Company
Wiens Family Cellars - Winery ©
Wiens Family Cellars - Winery

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