8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

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San Diego
— Few hours
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego day trip planning tool.

Boston to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to San Diego. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Boston in February: high temperatures in San Diego hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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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.
On the 17th (Sun), look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Craft Contemporary, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online tour planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Craft Contemporary ©
Craft Contemporary

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Badger Pass Ski Area and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Museum Gallery and North Dome. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
North Dome ©
North Dome
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Thu), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, thenhunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally take a stroll through Union Square. On the next day, examine the collection at Exploratorium, thensteep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder website.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are warmer with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Childrens Museums Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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