9 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Los Angeles
— 3 nights


San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

On the 21st (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower and then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. On your second day here, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, and then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

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If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park — 1 night

On the 24th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally cruise along Tioga Pass.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 1 night

A Land of Giants

Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 43°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.
Outdoors · Trails · Nature · Parks

Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

On the 27th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

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You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.