8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip builder app.

Tampa to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampa to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tampa in July; daily highs in San Diego reach 77°F and lows reach 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip site.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hike along Tuolumne Meadows, get great views at Washburn Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

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Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in July, with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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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 27th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip 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. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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