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: Bratislava
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  19​h 15​min
1
Santa Rosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Pebble Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 45​min
End: Bratislava

3
nights
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Safari West. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Robert Mondavi Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Rosa: Healdsburg (Stephen & Walker Winery & Sapphire Hill Winery) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Rosa trip maker tool .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Santa Rosa is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Bratislava in September, you will find days in Santa Rosa are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pebble Beach.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Robert Mondavi Winery, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Pride Mountain Vineyards
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Safari West ©
Safari West
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

4
nights
Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and Asilomar State Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Carmel River State Beach and Breakwater. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, look for gifts at Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pebble Beach journey builder website .

Traveling by car from Santa Rosa to Pebble Beach takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Santa Rosa in September: highs in Pebble Beach hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Pebble Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Twin Peaks and Fort Point. Get outdoors at San Francisco Bay and Alcatraz Island. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday planning site .

You can drive from Pebble Beach to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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