10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

2
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.
On the 24th (Sun), see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles is minus 5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 26th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point and then stroll through Mammoth Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall and then admire all the interesting features of Half Dome.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Mammoth Lakes to be much colder, around 1°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in May, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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