26 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

26 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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26 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 13 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Dublin

11
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and California Academy of Sciences. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Funston National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Bodega Dunes (in Bodega), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Presidio of San Francisco. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder website .

Dublin, Ireland to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Tall Trees Grove, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

13
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 get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Will Rogers State Beach and Oak Canyon Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign & Santa Monica Mountains), Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Malibu (Zuma Beach & Nicholas Canyon Beach). Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballona Wetlands, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Malibu, Manhattan Beach
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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