12 days in Mill Valley, Pescadero & San Francisco Itinerary

12 days in Mill Valley, Pescadero & San Francisco Itinerary

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Mill Valley
— 2 nights
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Pescadero
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 7 nights

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Mill Valley

— 2 nights
Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. On the 30th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Mount Tamalpais State Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, then shop like a local with Art Works Downtown, and finally examine the collection at Educational Tall Ship. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Marine Mammal Center, learn about winemaking at Barber Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Benziger Family Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at California Missions Museum at Cline Cellars.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mill Valley road trip planning app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Mill Valley. In December, daily temperatures in Mill Valley can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Pescadero.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Pescadero

— 2 nights
Pescadero is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Mateo County, California two miles (3 km) east of State Route 1 and Pescadero State Beach. On the 1st (Fri), kick back and relax at Bean Hollow State Beach, stroll through Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Pigeon Point Light Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): go for a walk through Shark Fin Cove, then learn about winemaking at Bonny Doon Vineyard Tasting Room, then stroll through Davenport Landing Beach, and finally surround yourself with nature on Ano Nuevo Elephant Seal Tours.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pescadero visit planner.

You can drive from Mill Valley to Pescadero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Pescadero

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 7 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes San Francisco City Hall, Ghirardelli Square, Lombard Street, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Visit Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral for their historical value. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to VGS Chateau Potelle in St. Helena, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Union Square, examine the collection at San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, and visit North Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Pescadero to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 46°F.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip