30 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

30 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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30 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 15 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 13 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Dubai

15
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Montara State Beach (in Montara), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, stroll through Crissy Field, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 12 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in January; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miramar Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings, Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, & more). There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get curious at California Science Center, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in Los Angeles hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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