18 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

18 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. For shopping fun, head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard or The Disney Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Montana Avenue, &more) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). Pack the 31st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Have a day of magic on the 2nd (Sun) at Disney California Adventure Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, shop like a local with Annenberg Space for Photography, explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching, River Walk Park, Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center
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Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, thenhunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, thentake in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, thencontemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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