11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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11 days in California Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Do some cultural sightseeing at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

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Toronto, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Toronto - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
Visiting Tuolumne Meadows and Vernal Fall will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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