7 days in California & Dallas Itinerary

7 days in California & Dallas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego
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San Diego
— 1 night
Fly
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Dallas
— 1 night

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San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Mon), make a trip to Lombard Street, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Exploratorium, then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, and then take some stellar pictures from Battery Spencer.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to San Francisco is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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.
Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park itinerary app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

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 12th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to San Diego with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in San Diego to be warmer, around 64°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Dallas.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Dallas

— 1 night

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Children's Aquarium at Fair Park, get outside with Texas Greenbelt Trinity River Trail, then steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, and finally don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dallas online trip builder.

You can fly from San Diego to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in June, with highs in Dallas at 92°F and lows at 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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.