9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
3
San Diego
— 1 night

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and stroll through Fort Funston National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Osceola to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Osceola to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Osceola in April, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Do your shopping at Montana Avenue and Hammer Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Virga Gallery (in Laguna Beach), Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Virga Gallery, Oak Canyon Nature Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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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 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Spanish Village Art Center.

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

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in San Diego are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House ©
Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House

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