7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
Santa Monica
— 1 night
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights

2
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 (Fri): look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On the next day, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Paris, France to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in October, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, thenkick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, thentake in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally grab your bike and head to South Bay Bicycle Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica road trip planning site.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

The Wende Museum of the Cold War
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The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, thenhead off the coast to Alcatraz Island, thentake a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at de Young Museum, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

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You can fly from Santa Monica to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Francisco, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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