12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in January, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point and then hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area. On the next day, trek along Mariposa Grove.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in January: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 7°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

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 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at California Academy of Sciences, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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