14 days in California Itinerary

14 days in California Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly:  14 h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Zurich

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a stroll through Union Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker site.

Zurich, Switzerland to San Francisco is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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