8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Japanese Tea Garden and Crissy Field will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Atlanta to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 51°F in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
Crissy Field ©
Crissy Field

2
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome and then admire all the interesting features of Half Dome.

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Getting from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Mammoth Lakes to be much colder, around 19°F, while days are slightly colder, around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Trails

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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Travel Town, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in November: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 76°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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