5 days in California Itinerary

5 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 day
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Cambria
— 1 night

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

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 19th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, then explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker tool.

Fresno to Los Angeles is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fresno in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 69°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then examine the collection at Exploratorium, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then wander the streets of Chinatown.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco tour planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Carmel itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in December, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal, and then kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas.

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Drive from Carmel to Cambria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cambria, with lows around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

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