19 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

19 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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19 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  26​h
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Cape Town

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get outside with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple, explore and take pictures at Staples Center, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning website .

Cape Town, South Africa to Los Angeles is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. November in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks, wander the streets of SoMa, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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