25 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

25 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

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25 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 18 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

18
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita), Santa Monica (Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Camera Obscura, & more) and Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney, & more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker site .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Malibu, Six Flags Magic Mountain
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Mon), get curious at California Academy of Sciences, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Exploratorium, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then make a trip to Lombard Street.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

3
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, Head underground at Crystal Cave, and then walk around Slick Rock Recreation Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park route planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 17°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Slick Rock Recreation Area
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Crystal Cave ©
Crystal Cave
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

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