13 days in Glendale, Carmel & San Francisco Itinerary

13 days in Glendale, Carmel & San Francisco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Carmel
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 9 nights

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Glendale

Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix. To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Glendale day trip planning site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Glendale. In January in Glendale, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 43°F at night. You will leave for Carmel on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Glendale

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Golf

Carmel

— 3 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Road Walkway, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then do a tasting at Wrath Tasting Room- Carmel. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, then meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then look for gifts at Bookshop Santa Cruz.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Glendale to Carmel takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Glendale in January, plan for slightly colder days in Carmel, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 9 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Oakland California Temple (in Oakland) and Point Reyes Safaris (in Point Reyes Station). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip site.

Drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in San Francisco are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips