7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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Fly
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly

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1
night
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation builder site.

Orlando to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Orlando - with highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 2nd (Fri), kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, then stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, explore the activities along Monterey Bay, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monterey journey planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Point Lobos ©
Must see
Point Lobos
4.9

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then trek along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Olmsted Point, then get interesting insight from YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, then view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Monterey in October, Yosemite National Park is colder at night with lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Vernal Fall ©
Must see
Vernal Fall
4.8
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Yosemite Falls ©
Must see
Yosemite Falls
4.7

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