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: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Shop till you drop at Hammer Museum and The Disney Gallery. We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and shop like a local with Annenberg Space for Photography.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Head to Exploratorium and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping 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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