13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California tour planner

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Buena Park
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
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Santa Clarita
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Aquarium of the Pacific and Universal Studios Hollywood. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planning website.

Honolulu to Los Angeles is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in August, Los Angeles is a bit cooler at night with lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Buena Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Buena Park

— 2 nights

Center of the Southland

Known by locals as the "Center of the Southland," Buena Park comes alive as the home of the E-Zone area, an entertainment mecca.
Knott's Berry Farm has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Mon), find something for the whole family at Knott's Berry Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Crystal Cove and then kick back and relax at Newport Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Buena Park trip itinerary maker site.

Buena Park is very close to Los Angeles. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Buena Park

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Disneyland Resort VIP Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): discover the magic at Disneyland Resort VIP Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip itinerary planner.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Buena Park. In August, daytime highs in Anaheim are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Clarita.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Santa Clarita

— 2 nights
Santa Clarita, officially the City of Santa Clarita, is the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County, California, and the 24th largest in the state of California. Six Flags Magic Mountain has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Paramount Ranch, get some fabulous bargains at Camarillo Premium Outlets, and then examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Santa Clarita online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Anaheim to Santa Clarita in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Santa Clarita can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Clarita

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. Kids will enjoy Alcatraz Island and Union Square. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder app.

You can fly from Santa Clarita to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, San Francisco is little chillier than Santa Clarita - with highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.