13 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

13 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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1
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights

9
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign & Santa Monica Mountains) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 16th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. September in Los Angeles sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, thentake a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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