16 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

16 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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16 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at San Gregorio State Beach and Bodega Head. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like California State Railroad Museum and Cable Car Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Bolinas Beach (in Bolinas) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa, examine the collection at Old Sacramento, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco journey tool .

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In June, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sacramento, Muir Woods National Monument, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Castello di Amorosa, Limantour Beach
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
California State Railroad Museum ©
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

9
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 get in some beach time at Carpinteria State Beach and Santa Monica Beach. You'll explore and learn at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Olivas Adobe (in Ventura), Oxnard (Oxnard Beach Park & Mullin Automotive Museum) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Matador State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach, and see the interesting displays at The California Route 66 Museum.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 83°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica, Laguna Beach, Oxnard, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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