22 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

22 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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22 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+3
train + bus + Fly + shuttle:  10​h
1
Pacific Grove
— 19 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Washington DC

19
nights
Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California in the United States. Step out of the city life by going to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore hidden gems such as Asilomar State Beach and Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pacific Grove: Big Sur (McWay Falls, Limekiln State Park, & more), Pinnacles National Park (in Paicines) and Capitola Beach (in Capitola). Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links, trek along Scenic Road Walkway, enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bridges State Beach, and don't miss a visit to Lovers Point.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pacific Grove travel route site .

Washington DC to Pacific Grove is an approximately 10-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Pacific Grove is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Pacific Grove reach 65°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Pacific Grove

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel, Monterey, Santa Cruz, Pebble Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): snap pictures at San Francisco Bay Bridge, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and then stroll through Lands End.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planner .

Getting from Pacific Grove to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Lands End ©
Lands End
Walking tours

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