12 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

12 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Healdsburg
— 2 nights
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Napa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Tampa to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Tampa to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampa in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): learn about winemaking at MacRostie Winery and Vineyards, immerse yourself in nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, then do a tasting at Korbel Champagne Cellars, and finally do a tasting at Pech Merle Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, then do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, and finally do a tasting at Williamson Wines Tasting Room.

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

Drive from San Francisco to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, bus, and train. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Healdsburg are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Napa

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): bet on your favorite at Sears Point Racing Experience. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Napa day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Healdsburg to Napa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Healdsburg in July, plan for little chillier days in Napa, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 28th (Tue), observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then do a tasting at Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip site.

You can drive from Napa to Monterey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Napa in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wineries

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