10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Calgary
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
Calgary

4
days
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to San Clemente Pier and Huntington Beach Pier. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano), Heisler Park (in Laguna Beach) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip site .

Calgary, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Calgary in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park, San Clemente Pier, Heisler Park
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Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
day
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 23rd (Mon), savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip maker .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in Santa Barbara at 23°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Amorosa and San Francisco Bay. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Barbara to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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