18 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

18 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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18 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Safari West. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

8
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Oak Canyon Nature Center and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway will appeal to history buffs. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). Have a day of magic on the 25th (Thu) at Disneyland Park. Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, head outdoors with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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