16 days in Los Angeles, Lodi & San Francisco Itinerary

16 days in Los Angeles, Lodi & San Francisco Itinerary

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16 days in Los Angeles, Lodi & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Lodi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

7
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 Universal Studios Hollywood. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney, & more). The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Travel Town, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles visit planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Lodi.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
day
Lodi

Lodi ©
Lodi is a city located in San Joaquin County, California, in the northern portion of California's Central Valley. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Cosumnes River Preserve, do a tasting at Michael David Vineyards, and then learn about winemaking at Harney Lane Winery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lodi online road trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Los Angeles to Lodi with the Route module. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Lodi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Lodi

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cosumnes River Preserve
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Harney Lane Winery ©
Harney Lane Winery
Cosumnes River Preserve ©
Cosumnes River Preserve

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Crissy Field. Dedicate the 7th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation site .

You can drive from Lodi to San Francisco in 2 hours. When traveling from Lodi in September, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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