12 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

12 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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12 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Athens

5
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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Athens, Greece to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Athens to San Francisco. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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