10 days in Santa Barbara & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Santa Barbara & San Francisco Itinerary

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10 days in Santa Barbara & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + bus:  43​h
1
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  47​h
End: Orlando

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Santa Barbara Zoo, then get a new perspective on nature at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary planning website .

Orlando to Santa Barbara is an approximately 43-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Santa Barbara is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in July, with highs in Santa Barbara at 75°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and hike along Lands End.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker tool .

Fly from Santa Barbara to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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