10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: Szczecin
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Szczecin

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Szczecin, Poland to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In December, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Szczecin - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 30th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, fly down the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, make a trip to Washburn Point, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Mammoth Lakes, with highs around 9°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Mammoth Lakes in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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