11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Diego
— 2 nights
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Toronto in March; daily highs in San Diego reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive 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
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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): discover the magic at Downtown Disney and then find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim vacation builder tool.

Drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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.
Kids will enjoy Badger Pass Ski Area and Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, hike along Wawona Meadow, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Take a bus from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 14.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Anaheim in March; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
North Dome ©
North Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then visit Fisherman's Wharf. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, thenengage your brain at Exploratorium, and then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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