6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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Trinidad
— Few hours
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 1 night

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Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. On the 14th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Trinidad Art Gallery and then take in the dramatic natural features at Camel Rock.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Trinidad online trip builder.

Portland to Trinidad is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. October in Trinidad sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Trinidad

Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Camel Rock
Highlights from your plan
Trinidad Art Gallery ©
Trinidad Art Gallery

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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.
Head to Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Galleryfor some retail therapy. Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, and hike along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Trinidad to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Trinidad in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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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 18th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and finally contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and then take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego attractions planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from San Francisco in October, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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