11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Montreal

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Marshall’s Beach and China Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, admire the striking features of Neptune Society Columbarium, and take a stroll through North Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online day trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Montreal in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Visit Santa Monica State Beach and Nicholas Canyon Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Zuma Beach (in Malibu). There's lots more to do: stroll through Playa Del Rey Beach, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, and kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles route builder site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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