10 days in San Francisco, Napa Valley & Pebble Beach Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco, Napa Valley & Pebble Beach Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Calistoga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pebble Beach
— 3 nights
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Union Square, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, and contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

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New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. In August, San Francisco is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Calistoga

— 3 nights
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Do your shopping at Oxbow Public Market and Mumm Napa. Escape the urban bustle at Bothe-Napa State Park and Balloon Rides. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Sharpsteen Museum, take a peaceful walk through Petrified Forest, learn about winemaking at Schramsberg Vineyards, and look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Calistoga route builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Calistoga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Calistoga to be little chillier, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 82°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Pebble Beach.

Things to do in Calistoga

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Pebble Beach

— 3 nights
Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. Escape the urban bustle at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Pebble Beach Golf Links. There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at Cypress Point Golf Club, look for all kinds of wild species at Bird Rock Vista Point, cruise along China Rock, and make a trip to Lone Cypress.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pebble Beach trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Calistoga to Pebble Beach in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Calistoga in September, plan for little chillier days in Pebble Beach, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pebble Beach

Outdoors · Golf · Scenic Drive · Wildlife

Side Trip

Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.