10 days in Death Valley National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Death Valley National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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10 days in Death Valley National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

San Francisco
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h 30​min
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
bus + taxi + Fly:  10​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 7 nights
San Francisco

2
days
Death Valley National Park

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Titus Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, and then get great views at Aguereberry Point.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park custom trip planner.

San Francisco to Death Valley National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from San Francisco in January, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Death Valley Junction
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail
Harmony Borax Works

8
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Castello di Amorosa and Davis Family Vineyards. Discover out-of-the-way places like Twin Peaks and Simi Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: St. Helena (Sherwin Family Vineyards, Tudal Winery, & more), Storybook Mountain Vineyards (in Calistoga) and Healdsburg (Stonestreet Winery, Stephen & Walker Winery, & more). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Death Valley National Park to San Francisco takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in January since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Healdsburg, St. Helena, Calistoga, Dutton-Goldfield Winery, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa
V. Sattui
Robert Mondavi Winery

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