7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California Trip Planner

Make it your trip
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Los Angeles
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to TCL Chinese Theatres, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks

Big Sur

— 1 night

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Point Sur State Historic Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, then hike along Partington Cove, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Big Sur tour planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur by car takes about 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Big Sur: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 26th (Sun), steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip site.

Drive from Big Sur to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 1 night

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 27th (Mon), Head underground at Crystal Cave and then don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree.

Plan my day in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for much warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 40°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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.