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: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Visit Marshall’s Beach and Fort Funston National Park for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Bodega to see Bodega Dunes about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Exploratorium, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, kick back and relax at China Beach, and stroll through Baker Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker site .

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

7
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Hammer Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Santa Monica (Annenberg Community Beach House, Third Street Promenade, & more). Pack the 13th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and take in the exciting artwork at Barnsdall Art Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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