4 days in West Coast Itinerary

4 days in West Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Coast tour planner
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
San Francisco
— 2 nights


Los Angeles — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 19th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles visit planning tool.

Columbus to Los Angeles is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Columbus in January, expect Los Angeles to be warmer, temps between 70°F and 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Side Trips

San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature