9 days in San Francisco & San Jose Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco & San Jose Itinerary

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9 days in San Francisco & San Jose Itinerary

Winnipeg
Fly + subway:  8​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
San Jose
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
Winnipeg

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Muir Woods National Monument and San Francisco Bay. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). Dedicate the 24th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip planner .

Winnipeg, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Winnipeg in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Tours, #Nature

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery, Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

3
days
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Step off the beaten path and head to Point Lobos State Reserve and Monterey Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach (in Carmel) and Monterey (Cannery Row & Old Fisherman's Wharf). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Jose online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Jose, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Carmel
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Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

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