6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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6 days in California Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
West Hollywood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Newark

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, and finally steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary website .

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to San Francisco. In October, daytime highs in San Francisco are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 28°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museum of Flying, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and then meet the residents at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our West Hollywood day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to West Hollywood takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in West Hollywood, with highs around 77°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium ©
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Museum of Flying ©
Museum of Flying

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): discover the magic at Downtown Disney and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim attractions planner .

Getting from West Hollywood to Anaheim by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. When traveling from West Hollywood in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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