11 days in Los Angeles, Cambria & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles, Cambria & San Francisco Itinerary

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11 days in Los Angeles, Cambria & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
End: San Francisco

6
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.
You've added ArcLight Cinemas, Hollywood, California Science Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
The Broad ©
The Broad
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

1
night
Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cambria journey planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to Cambria in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Cambria, with highs around 82°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Cambria

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park ©
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mission District, Chinatown, Japanese Tea Garden, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get curious at Exploratorium, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Mission District, examine the collection at de Young Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, and finally wander the streets of Chinatown.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cambria to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Cambria in May, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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