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: Barcelona
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Barcelona

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll around Crissy Field, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation planner.

Barcelona, Spain to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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