17 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

17 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California journey planner

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Los Angeles
— 13 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles

— 13 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visit The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Santa Monica Pier for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mission San Juan Capistrano and Griffith Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), Oceanside (Oceanside Pier & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Temecula (Wilson Creek Winery, Peltzer Winery, &more). Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, explore the world behind art at The Broad, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and take a stroll through Montana Avenue.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route builder.

If you are flying in from Qatar, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 11th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, get curious at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

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