15 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

15 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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15 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: London

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, wander the streets of SoMa (South of Market Street), and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online itinerary creator.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore and take pictures at STAPLES Center, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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