8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Dome, cruise along Tioga Pass, trek along Panorama Trail, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

Before you visit Yosemite National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London, UK to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 12th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Spadena House, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, stroll around Beverly Gardens Park, steep yourself in history at Greystone Mansion and Park, then take a memorable drive along Mulholland Drive, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Santa Monica vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive
Mulholland Drive ©
Mulholland Drive

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