12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

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

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Los Angeles, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
4.5
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 9°C and lows about -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
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Waterfall
Vernal Fall
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Geologic Formation
El Capitan
4.9

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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