8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: Kiev
+3
shuttle + foot + Fly + subway:  17​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  18​h
End: Kiev

2
nights
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 14th (Fri): take a memorable ride with Cable Cars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner .

Kiev, Ukraine to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Kiev - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at San Jacinto Mountain.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Palm Springs trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Palm Springs by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in Palm Springs are much hotter (44°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

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San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Springs in September, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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