5 days in California Itinerary

5 days in California Itinerary

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5 days in California Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Salt Lake City

2
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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and get curious at Exploratorium.

For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Salt Lake City to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Salt Lake City in July, plan for colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
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 23rd (Thu): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On the next day, examine the collection at The Getty Center and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation builder .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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