9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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9 days in California Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  7​h
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anaheim
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 27th (Thu), let little ones run wild at Balboa Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read San Diego trip builder website .

Boston to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to San Diego is minus 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in San Diego are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 29th (Sat), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim route planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Anaheim hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

3
nights
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, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

Start your trip to Yosemite National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Anaheim in June, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 3rd (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, tee off at Lincoln Park, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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