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: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 11 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
End: San Francisco

11
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco Zoo, Muir Woods National Monument, and other attractions to your itinerary. Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Twin Peaks and Ocean Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in nature's colorful creations at Conservatory of Flowers.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to San Francisco. May in San Francisco sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Point Reyes Lighthouse, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Union Square ©
Union Square

1
night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Griffith Observatory, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 75°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Childrens Museums Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take a stroll through Mission District.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Francisco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 69°F and lows about 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mission District ©
Mission District

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