16 days in Moab, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

16 days in Moab, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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16 days in Moab, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Bern
+2
train + Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 45​min
End: Bern

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore hidden gems such as Island in the Sky and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Off-Road & ATV Trails. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Windows, Landscape Arch, & more). Make the 20th (Sat) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Double Down Bike Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Avenue Trail, and hike along Turret Arch.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Moab day trip planning site .

Bern, Switzerland to Moab is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bern to Moab, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bern in July; daily highs in Moab reach 42°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Island in the Sky
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

2
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Nicholas Canyon Beach. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Mission San Juan Capistrano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Point Mugu Missile Park (in Port Hueneme), Point Mugu State Park (in Point Mugu) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). There's still lots to do: stroll through El Pescador State Beach and admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

Plan trip to Los Angeles with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Moab to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Moab in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Point Mugu Missile Park, Point Mugu State Park, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Pacific Marine Mammal Center
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Castello di Amorosa and St. Teresa of Avila Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Jenner (Goat Rock Beach & Fort Ross State Historic Park). Dedicate the 31st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and learn about winemaking at Madrigal Family Winery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Jenner, Muir Woods National Monument, St. Teresa of Avila Church, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa
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San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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