14 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

14 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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14 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

10
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Old Mission Santa Barbara (in Santa Barbara) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, get curious at California Science Center, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker website .

If you are flying in from China, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In August in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Old Mission Santa Barbara
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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