13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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13 days in California Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Buena Park
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
3
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Santa Clarita
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Aquarium of the Pacific and Universal Studios Hollywood. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away).

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online tour planner .

Honolulu to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Honolulu in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Buena Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Aquarium of the Pacific, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Buena Park

Buena Park ©
Known by locals as the "Center of the Southland," Buena Park comes alive as the home of the E-Zone area, an entertainment mecca.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Knott's Berry Farm. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Knott's Berry Farm. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Crystal Cove and then kick back and relax at Newport Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Buena Park journey website .

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 your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Buena Park

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Crystal Cove, Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Knott's Berry Farm ©
Knott's Berry Farm
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You've now added Disneyland Resort VIP Tours to your itinerary. On the 5th (Mon), discover the magic at Disneyland Resort VIP Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Anaheim route builder site .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In August in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

2
nights
Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita ©
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. You've now added Six Flags Magic Mountain to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Paramount Ranch, get some fabulous bargains at Camarillo Premium Outlets, and then see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Clarita travel planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Santa Clarita takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Clarita

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Paramount Ranch, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Paramount Ranch ©
Paramount Ranch

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Fishing Charters & Tours and Exploratorium. Kids will enjoy Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

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Traveling by flight from Santa Clarita to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Santa Clarita in August, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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