13 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

13 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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13 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Doha

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ghirardelli Square. Take a break from the city and head to Bodega Dunes and Gray Whale Cove State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Russian River Vineyards (in Forestville). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to San Francisco is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to San Francisco is minus 11 hours. In June, San Francisco is cooler than Doha - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery, Castello di Amorosa, Goat Rock Beach, Gray Whale Cove State Beach, Russian River Vineyards
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Santa Monica Pier. For shopping fun, head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard or Montana Avenue. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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