10 days in California Itinerary

10 days in California Itinerary

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10 days in California Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  18 h
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the San Diego day trip planning app .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to San Diego is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to San Diego. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 25°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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.
Head to Montana Avenue and Hammer Museumfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Annenberg Community Beach House and Santa Monica Pier. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday maker app .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

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Santa Monica
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Tue), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, then see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and then stroll through Baker Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary maker site .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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