24 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

24 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock San Francisco Bay Area trip itinerary planner

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Fly to San Francisco, Shuttle to Monterey
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Monterey
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 3 nights
Drive
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Healdsburg
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yountville
— 4 nights
Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Copenhagen

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Monterey

— 4 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Monterey is known for zoos & aquariums, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium, take an in-depth tour of Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary planning app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Monterey is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. August in Monterey sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point Reyes National Seashore

— 3 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Point Reyes National Seashore: Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma), St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Benessere Vineyards) and Ladera Vineyards (in Calistoga).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Point Reyes National Seashore trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from San Francisco to Point Reyes National Seashore by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Point Reyes National Seashore, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Healdsburg

— 5 nights
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
When in Healdsburg, make a side trip to see Sharpsteen Museum in Calistoga, approximately Calistoga away. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery and sample some tasty brews at Ace It Bike Tours.

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Traveling by car from Point Reyes National Seashore to Healdsburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Healdsburg are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Yountville.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yountville

— 4 nights
Named after the man responsible for establishing Napa Valley's first vineyard, Yountville is a destination for foodies.
Explore Yountville's surroundings by going to Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park (in Petaluma), Sonoma (Sonoma Valley Museum of Art & Sonoma Barracks) and Kenwood (Chateau St. Jean, Kunde Family Winery, &more). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards and look for gifts at Woodhouse Chocolate.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yountville trip tool.

You can drive from Healdsburg to Yountville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yountville

Wineries · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips