12 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

12 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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12 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Las Vegas

8
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 8th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through SoMa, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route builder .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
days
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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