8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
— 2 nights
2
Anaheim
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
4
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Mission Beach Park and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planner.

New York City to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Diego. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in San Diego hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at North Dome, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, thenadmire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mono Pass Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 14.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Anaheim in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
North Dome ©
North Dome

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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 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online itinerary planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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