18 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

18 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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18 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 14 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

14
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign & Third Street Promenade) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and admire all the interesting features of Dodger Stadium.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 26th (Wed), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip site .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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