8 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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8 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly + subway:  13​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Stockholm

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 16th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Stockholm, Sweden to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and subway. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Stockholm in December, plan for much hotter days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 17th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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