11 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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11 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Family-friendly places like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, browse the different shops at The Grove, and wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online attractions planner .

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Los Angeles is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Los Angeles is minus 16 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Ulaanbaatar in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf. You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Change things up with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll through Fort Funston National Park, admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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