15 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

15 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock San Francisco Bay Area route planner
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Pacific Grove
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive
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Santa Rosa
— 5 nights
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Pacific Grove — 3 nights

Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California in the United States. Family-friendly places like Monterey Bay Aquarium and 17-Mile Drive will thrill your kids. When in Pacific Grove, make a side trip to see Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park in Felton, approximately Felton away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pacific Grove online trip itinerary builder.

New York City to Pacific Grove is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Pacific Grove is minus 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Pacific Grove at 69°F and lows at 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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San Francisco — 6 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Pacific Grove to San Francisco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Santa Rosa.
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Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Santa Rosa — 5 nights

Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Kids will enjoy Safari West and Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park. Explore Santa Rosa's surroundings by going to Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Charles M. Schulz Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery, and hike along Jack London State Historic Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Santa Rosa online travel planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Santa Rosa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Santa Rosa are a bit warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). On the 26th (Tue), you're off to home.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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