7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 1 night
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Tulsa to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tulsa in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
USS Pampanito ©
USS Pampanito

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 28th (Tue), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, thenkick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planning app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Monterey are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, thenhike along Nevada Falls Loop, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Panorama Trail. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, thenget great views at Washburn Point, and finally get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Monterey in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are little chillier (°F). On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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