10 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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10 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and California Science Center will thrill your kids. Pack the 30th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online day trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In March, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation maker site .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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