8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 1 night
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Montreal, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Glacier Point and Taft Point. There's still lots to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect much warmer with lows of °C in Los Angeles. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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