10 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock San Francisco Bay Area visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Sonoma
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Sonoma
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Sonoma

— 3 nights
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Attractions like Sonoma Plaza and Jack London State Historic Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Sonoma's surroundings by going to B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville) and St. Helena (Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park, Modus Operandi Cellars, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, do a tasting at Gundlach Bundschu Winery, take in the history at Mission San Francisco Solano, and make a trip to Sonoma Barracks.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Sonoma online trip maker.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Sonoma is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, expect nights in Sonoma to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sonoma

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Creativity Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Sonoma to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Sonoma in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites