5 days in California Itinerary

5 days in California Itinerary

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5 days in California Itinerary

Start: Windsor
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: Windsor

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker .

Windsor, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Windsor to Los Angeles. In August in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Forever Cemetery ©
Hollywood Forever Cemetery

2
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Nevada Falls Loop and then don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes trip website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Mammoth Lakes is much colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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