11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
Fly

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, and stroll through Four Mile Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park planner.

Denver to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Sentinel Dome ©
Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9
Taft Point ©
Must see
Taft Point
4.9

2
nights
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get curious at Exploratorium, steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, and then get great views at Battery Spencer. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
Exploratorium ©
Science Museum
Exploratorium
4.6

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nights
San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Diego route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, San Diego is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Balboa Park ©
Playground
Balboa Park
4.8
USS Midway Museum ©
Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8

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Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Have a day of magic on the 4th (Fri) at Disney California Adventure Park. And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Disneyland Park, try out the rides at Downtown Disney, test your problem-solving skills at Red Lantern Escape Rooms, and make a trip to Anaheim Packing District.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim online itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in December, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Disneyland Park ©
Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
4.5
Red Lantern Escape Rooms ©
Room Escape Game
Red Lantern Escape Rooms
4.8

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