4 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

4 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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4 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  7​h
Los Angeles
— Few hours
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Charlotte

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then examine the collection at The Grammy Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation planning website .

Charlotte to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Grammy Museum ©
The Grammy Museum

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and finally savor the flavors at Castello di Amorosa. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 76°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Childrens Museums, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, Castello di Amorosa
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
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Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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