13 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

13 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Calistoga
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Mexico City

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sacramento online travel planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Sacramento is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City to Sacramento, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mexico City in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sacramento: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary, iFLY Sacramento
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Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary ©
Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
iFLY Sacramento ©
iFLY Sacramento
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

3
nights
Calistoga

Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sonoma Coast State Beach and Sonoma Plaza. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calistoga: Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Sonoma Barracks (in Sonoma). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Petaluma Seed Bank and do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Calistoga journey planner.

Drive from Sacramento to Calistoga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, Calistoga is little chillier than Sacramento - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sonoma, Petaluma Seed Bank, Fort Ross State Historic Park, Siduri Wines, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Sonoma Coast State Beach ©
Sonoma Coast State Beach
Fort Ross State Historic Park ©
Fort Ross State Historic Park

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Exploratorium, stroll around Crissy Field, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning tool.

Getting from Calistoga to San Francisco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Calistoga, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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