4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Original Muscle Beach, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, and finally admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker.

Washington DC to Los Angeles is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 76°F and lows are around 58°F. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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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.