13 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

13 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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13 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Los Angeles is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and catch a ride on Cable Cars.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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