8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Appleton

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): look and learn at Griffith Observatory and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

Before you visit Los Angeles, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Appleton to Los Angeles is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Appleton to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Appleton in April, things will get warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 75°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elizabeth Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Dome, and trek along Mono Pass Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

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 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 67°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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