13 days in California Itinerary

13 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18 h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Sydney

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. In September, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and hike along Four Mile Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park route planner.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are much colder (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: stroll through Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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