9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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9 days in California Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Death, Original in-N-Out Replica, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of TCL Chinese Theatres, admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive, make a trip to Original in-N-Out Replica, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Death.

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Toronto, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mulholland Drive, Santa Monica Pier, Original in-N-Out Replica
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze, Lombard Street and Twin Peaks. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, walk around Golden Gate Park, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally get your game on at Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning app .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for parks, breweries & distilleries, fun & games, museums, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Convict Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes trip tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for slightly colder days in Mammoth Lakes, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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