6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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6 days in California Itinerary

Start: Dayton
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
End: Dayton

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Original Muscle Beach, Fun Surf LA, Santa Monica Pier, and other attractions. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Dayton to Los Angeles is an approximately 8-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dayton to Los Angeles. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dayton in May since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 59°F. On the 11th (Sat), you're off toYosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Mulholland Drive
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Original Muscle Beach ©
Original Muscle Beach

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 12th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Buck Rock Lookout, steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock, and finally cruise along Generals Hwy. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Manzanar National Historic Site.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site

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