9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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9 days in California Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Francisco. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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 nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, don't miss a visit to Half Dome, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect much colder with lows of 38°F in Mammoth Lakes. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

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Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are warmer (66°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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