8 days in California & Florida Itinerary

8 days in California & Florida Itinerary

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8 days in California & Florida Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
5
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 18th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace and then get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route builder website .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
night
Yosemite National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, fly down the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (9°C), and nights are cooler (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then see the interesting displays at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and finally examine the collection at The Grammy Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. In December, Los Angeles is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1
day
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Key West day trip website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Key West in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Key West. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Key West: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 24th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, and then take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Miami Beach day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight, tram, and bus from Key West to Miami Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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