11 days in Los Angeles, Pebble Beach & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles, Pebble Beach & San Francisco Itinerary

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11 days in Los Angeles, Pebble Beach & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Pebble Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Oceanside Pier. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Philadelphia in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pebble Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oceanside, Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano, Disney California Adventure Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach ©
Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lovers Point, and then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links and then look for all kinds of wild species at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pebble Beach driving holiday planning website .

Drive from Los Angeles to Pebble Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in Pebble Beach reach 68°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Pebble Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks for their historical value. Visiting Bodega Dunes and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and play a few rounds at Lincoln Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Pebble Beach to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Dunes, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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