7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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San Diego

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pacifica Sailing Charters, SeaWorld San Diego and Point Loma. Get some historical perspective at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Marston House Museum. Let the collections at USS Midway Museum and Mingei International Museum capture your imagination. There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter and contemplate the long history of Spanish Landing.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary tool.

Philadelphia to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to San Diego. When traveling from Philadelphia in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Los Angeles

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.
You've now added Disney California Adventure Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 84°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

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San Francisco

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 5th (Thu): wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Thornton Beach State Park, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 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 your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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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.