5 days in California Itinerary

5 days in California Itinerary

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5 days in California Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Union Square, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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