30 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

30 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock San Francisco Bay Area attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Monterey
— 4 nights
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Yountville
— 5 nights
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Healdsburg
— 6 nights
Drive
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 9 nights
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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: immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Monterey travel route planner.

Dallas to Monterey is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Monterey. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect Monterey to be colder, temps between 68°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yountville.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Yountville

— 5 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 Kaz Winery (in Kenwood) and Sonoma (Sonoma Barracks, Mission San Francisco Solano, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Round Pond Estate, learn about winemaking at Inglenook, and stop by Dean & DeLuca.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yountville driving holiday planner.

Getting from Monterey to Yountville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in June: highs in Yountville hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Yountville

Wineries · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Healdsburg

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Healdsburg: Sharpsteen Museum (in Calistoga) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery and learn the secrets of beer at Ace It Bike Tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Healdsburg trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Yountville to Healdsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore

— 5 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Point Reyes National Seashore: Petaluma (Petaluma Seed Bank & Military Antiques & Museum), Schug Carneros Estate Winery (in Sonoma) and Napa (Wine Tours & Tastings, Hendry Ranch Wines, &more).

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Point Reyes National Seashore trip maker app.

You can drive from Healdsburg to Point Reyes National Seashore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Point Reyes National Seashore are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 9 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Green Gulch Farm (in Muir Beach) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, walk around Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online travel planner.

You can drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to San Francisco in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Point Reyes National Seashore in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips