11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: get curious at Exploratorium, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions planner.

Toronto, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
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.
On the 14th (Sun), look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around °C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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