10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 1 night
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
3
Truckee
— 1 night
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
5
San Francisco
— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning app.

San Antonio to San Diego is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to San Diego is minus 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Fun & Games · Trails
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim holiday maker site.

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area and then glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner Cross Country.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Truckee trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Anaheim to Truckee by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Anaheim in December, things will get colder in Truckee: highs are around 41°F and lows about 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
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Tahoe Donner Cross Country ©
Tahoe Donner Cross Country

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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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel, and contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Truckee to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 29th (Tue), engage your brain at Exploratorium, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then go for a walk through Lombard Street. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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