12 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

12 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights

5
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.
The Getty Center and Hammer Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Griffith Observatory and Los Angeles County Museum of Art capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica), Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & The Disney Gallery) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and shop like a local with The Grove.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at de Young Museum and Exploratorium capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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