8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California planner

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Bus to Tijuana, Fly to Sao Paulo

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Los Angeles

— 1 night

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 25th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online day trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Chinatown, admire the striking features of Coit Tower, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

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Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

San Diego

— 3 nights

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.
On the 29th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and then admire the natural beauty at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

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.