21 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

21 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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21 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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

17
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 Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more). Pack the 25th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Norton Simon Museum, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
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 11th (Mon), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road 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. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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