7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California tour planner

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Los Angeles
— 1 day
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Washington


Los Angeles

— 1 day

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.
On the 16th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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Washington to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, visit Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Lombard Street, then make a trip to Coit Tower, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Lembert Dome, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are little chillier (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

California travel guide

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.