6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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6 days in California Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
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 23rd (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Olmsted Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Anaheim.

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 27th (Thu), discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

Discover how to plan a Anaheim trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June since evenings lows in Anaheim dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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