7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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7 days in California Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h
London

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market, and get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. August in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
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Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

2
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.
On the 5th (Sun), look for gifts at Amoeba Music, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade. On the next day, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, look for gifts at Guitar Center, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Third Street Promenade, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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