6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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Fly
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly

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Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip tool.

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 66°F in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 17th (Wed), hike along Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. On the next day, make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

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Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco visit app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 57°F. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

California travel guide

4.1
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.