10 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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10 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Healdsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cleveland

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then examine the collection at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive, then make a trip to Fairy Tale Cottages of Hugh Comstock, and finally stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey online journey planner .

Cleveland to Monterey is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Cleveland to Monterey, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cleveland in July: high temperatures in Monterey hover around 69°F and lows are around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

3
nights
Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Healdsburg: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at Stephen & Walker Winery, identify plant and animal life at Safari West, and examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Healdsburg visit site .

You can drive from Monterey to Healdsburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Monterey, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Healdsburg, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Santa Rosa, V. Sattui Winery, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and admire all the interesting features of Oracle Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey planner .

Getting from Healdsburg to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Healdsburg in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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