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: Bauru
Travel:  90​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Travel:  86​h
End: Bauru

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 27th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, identify plant and animal life at Fort Funston National Park, and then take a stroll through Union Square.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

Bauru, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 90-hour travel. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bauru in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

2
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.
On the 29th (Sat), kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, then look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Los Angeles hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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