12 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

12 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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12 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tampa

4
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, admire all the interesting features of STAPLES Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning app .

Tampa to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Tampa to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. November in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, catch a ride on Cable Cars, take a stroll through SoMa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco journey builder .

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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