8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Winnipeg

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Exploratorium and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. Family-friendly places like Fort Funston National Park and Cable Car Museum will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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