6 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

6 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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6 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  7​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Pittsburgh

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco travel planner.

Pittsburgh to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to San Francisco. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
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.
On the 6th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 84°F and lows at 66°F. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Fun & Games, #Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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