10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip itinerary builder

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Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to San Diego International Airport
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Dome, trek along Cathedral Lake Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

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 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to San Diego. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.