21 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

21 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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21 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
train + foot + Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 10 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Strawberry Hill and Don Edwards San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Pacifica to see San Pedro Valley Park about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to San Francisco. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

San Pedro Valley Park, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

10
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.
Head to The Grove and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Montana Avenue. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Oak Canyon Nature Center, & more), Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains, Bergamot Station, & more) and Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes). Pack the 17th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, explore the stunning scenery at Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online travel route builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Los Angeles hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Wildlife Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Running Horse Ranch, AllWater Charters & Boat Rentals
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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