6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California travel route planner

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Mammoth Lakes
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San Francisco
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Mammoth Lakes

— 2 nights
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes itinerary planner.

Cincinnati to Mammoth Lakes is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Mammoth Lakes. Traveling from Cincinnati in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Mammoth Lakes, with lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

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 31st (Sat): steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.