11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

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Truckee
— 1 day
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
5
San Diego
— 3 nights

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Northstar California.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Truckee road trip planning app.

Saint Louis to Truckee is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis to Truckee, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Truckee when traveling from Saint Louis in December, with lows around 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Northstar California ©
Northstar California

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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. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, explore the activities along Merced River, get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip site.

Traveling by bus from Truckee to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 14°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

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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 30th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium, contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder.

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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 45°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and then make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim day trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Anaheim by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Anaheim to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and stroll around La Jolla Cove.

To find maps and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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