8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Richmond to Los Angeles is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Richmond to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

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: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 6th (Thu): trek along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus 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. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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