13 days in Colorado, Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

13 days in Colorado, Los Angeles & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Bus:  11 h 45 min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Denver (Denver Zoo, Denver Botanic Gardens, &more). Pack the 24th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, and learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation.

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Toronto, Canada to Colorado Springs is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in April, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be a bit cooler, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Denver, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are much warmer (15°C). You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
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: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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