9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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9 days in California Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  14​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Oslo

2
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles route planning tool .

Oslo, Norway to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Oslo to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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