13 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

13 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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13 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  16​h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 45​min
End: Brussels

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Union Square, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary planning tool .

Brussels, Belgium to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

5
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.
Do your shopping at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Amoeba Music. Do some cultural sightseeing at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Venture out of the city with trips to Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach), Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains, Montana Avenue, & more) and Zuma Beach (in Malibu). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, stroll through Hermosa Beach Pier, and explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, Zuma Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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