24 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

24 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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24 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Los Angeles
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 21 nights
Los Angeles

2
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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 6th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, catch a ride on Cable Cars, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and finally stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco planner .

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

22
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (in Simi Valley), Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the natural beauty at The Japanese Garden, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary planning app .

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. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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