12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and walk around Beverly Gardens Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Los Angeles. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get interesting insight from YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yosemite National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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