5 days in California Itinerary

5 days in California Itinerary

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5 days in California Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip tool .

Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in February; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 71°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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