4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

Make it your trip
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive
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Sierra City
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Mammoth Lakes

— 1 night
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes tour itinerary maker site.

Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Mammoth Lakes hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sierra City.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Sierra City

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gold Lake. On the 6th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Kentucky Mine Museum, explore the activities along Gold Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Big Springs Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sierra City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to Sierra City takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 57°F in Sierra City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sierra City

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Sat), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

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Getting from Sierra City to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

California travel guide

4.1
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.