9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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9 days in California Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Queens

4
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 Desert Hills Premium Outlets. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planning app .

Newark to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in December, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 49°F at night. You will leave for San Francisco on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Desert Hills Premium Outlets, Disney California Adventure Park
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Disney California Adventure Park ©
Room Escape Games
Desert Hills Premium Outlets ©
Desert Hills Premium Outlets

3
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 8th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands and then walk around Crissy Field. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Crissy Field ©
Crissy Field

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