7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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7 days in California Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Phoenix

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

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Phoenix to San Francisco is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in March, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 50°F. On the 11th (Wed), you're off toMoss Landing.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at The Broad. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday builder website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
The Broad ©
The Broad

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