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: Cape Town
Fly:  28​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Cape Town

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder app .

Cape Town, South Africa to San Francisco is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Cape Town to San Francisco. In June, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

8
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Adventure City, The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

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 June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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