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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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Camera Obscura & Third Street Promenade), Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita) and Anaheim (Downtown Disney, Radiator Springs Racers, &more). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In August in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, get curious at Exploratorium, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then go for a walk through Lombard Street.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

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), hike along Moro Rock Trail, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park, Head underground at Crystal Cave, and then stroll around Slick Rock Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Crystal Cave ©
Crystal Cave
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail

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