10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: San Francisco

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39, San Francisco Love Tours, Exploratorium, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder website .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Taft Point, Vernal Fall and Glacier Point. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, make a trip to Valley View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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