10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
4
San Diego
— 2 nights

3
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, walk around Golden Gate Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning tool.

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. While traveling from Newark, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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.
On the 14th (Tue), stroll around Mariposa Grove and then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village and then hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area.

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Fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sequoia National Park as well as Hollywood Sign. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sequoia National Park, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, thenmake a trip to Hollywood Sign, and finally don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect Los Angeles to be much hotter, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Sequoia National Park
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 16:
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Sequoia National Park ©
Sequoia National Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in San Diego sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

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