10 days in San Francisco & Grass Valley Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco & Grass Valley Itinerary

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10 days in San Francisco & Grass Valley Itinerary

Start: Boise
Fly:  4​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Grass Valley
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Boise

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Castello di Amorosa and Battery Spencer are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Safari West. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner), Healdsburg (Sapphire Hill Winery & Wine Tours & Tastings) and Fog Crest Vineyard (in Sebastopol). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bodega Dunes, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

Boise to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Boise in June, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grass Valley.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Healdsburg, V. Sattui Winery, Battery Spencer, Goat Rock Beach, Fog Crest Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Wine Tours & Tastings
Safari West ©
Safari West

5
nights
Grass Valley

Grass Valley ©
The city of Grass Valley is the largest city in the western region of Nevada County, California, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to West Coast Falconry and Windwalker Vineyards. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bidwell Mansion and Bourn House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grass Valley: New Clairvaux Vineyard (in Vina), Saluti Cellars (in Somerset) and Camino (Chateau Davell & Madrona Vineyards). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, stop by Lazy Dog Chocolateria, see the interesting displays at Donner Summit Historical Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grass Valley online attractions planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Grass Valley in 2.5 hours. In June, Grass Valley is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grass Valley

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Camino, Chico, New Clairvaux Vineyard, Saluti Cellars, Donner Summit Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
West Coast Falconry ©
West Coast Falconry
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area ©
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area
Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge ©

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