10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Diego
— 2 nights
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and Maritime Museum of San Diego. The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Cabrillo Tide Pools, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

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Newark to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to San Diego. Traveling from Newark in April, things will get somewhat warmer in San Diego: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can 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
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers and then get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Downtown Disney and then make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

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You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Anaheim to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vernal Fall and Mono Pass Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Hoffmann, explore the landscape on two wheels at Yosemite Valley Biking, hike along Pohono Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

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Take a bus from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 14.5 hours. When traveling from Anaheim in April, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite Valley Biking ©
Yosemite Valley Biking

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 18th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, thenstep off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

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Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in San Francisco hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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