15 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

15 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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15 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Healdsburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Napa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Pacific Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

4
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, get curious at Exploratorium, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in November, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
nights
Healdsburg

The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Healdsburg: Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Gracianna Winery, look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West, and see the interesting displays at Charles M. Schulz Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Healdsburg travel planning website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Healdsburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in November since evenings lows in Healdsburg dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Rosa, Guerneville, Pech Merle Winery, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery

4
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Napa: St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Beringer Vineyards, & more) and Simraceway Performance Driving Center (in Sonoma). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, stroll through Sonoma Plaza, do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Napa online tour planner .

You can drive from Healdsburg to Napa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Napa can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pacific Grove.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sonoma, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza

2
nights
Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove ©
Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, then enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery by the Sea Carmel, then enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, and finally take in the waterfront at Carmel Beach Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Pacific Grove road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Napa to Pacific Grove in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Napa in November since evenings lows in Pacific Grove dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pacific Grove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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