9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California planner

Make it your trip
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site.

Orlando to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Orlando in November, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): walk around Golden Gate Park, then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and then go for a walk through Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, hike along Mariposa Grove, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online travel planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 19°F. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

California travel guide

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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.