18 days in California & Springfield Itinerary

18 days in California & Springfield Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly
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Springfield
— 3 nights
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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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip site.

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In June, San Francisco is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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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, hike along Four Mile Trail, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and get great views at Valley View.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Los Angeles visit planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 62°F in Los Angeles. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:

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Springfield

Flower City

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Springfield is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Lincoln Memorial Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, make a trip to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials, and take an in-depth tour of The Lincoln Home Visitor Center.

Make your Springfield itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Springfield takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Springfield: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.