30 days in San Francisco Bay Area, Niagara Falls & Boston Itinerary

30 days in San Francisco Bay Area, Niagara Falls & Boston Itinerary

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30 days in San Francisco Bay Area, Niagara Falls & Boston Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Napa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pacific Grove
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Wawona
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Boston
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: London

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planner .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Healdsburg (Gracianna Winery, Jordan Vineyard & Winery, & more), St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Pride Mountain Vineyards, & more) and Santa Rosa (Safari West & Charles M. Schulz Museum). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to Sonoma Barracks.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Napa trip itinerary maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Napa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pacific Grove.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

St. Helena, Healdsburg, Sonoma, Santa Rosa, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

2
nights
Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove ©
Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California in the United States. On the 12th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, and then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, do a tasting at Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Pacific Grove fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Napa to Pacific Grove takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Napa in September, plan for slightly colder days in Pacific Grove, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Pacific Grove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

6
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Wawona is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, admire all the interesting features of Half Dome, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Wawona online travel route planner .

You can drive from Pacific Grove to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from Pacific Grove in September, expect nights in Wawona to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Niagara Falls: Our Lady of Victory Basilica (in Lackawanna) and Panama Rocks Scenic Park (in Panama). The adventure continues: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, and head off the coast to Three Sisters Island.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wawona to Niagara Falls. Traveling from Wawona to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wawona in September, you will find days in Niagara Falls are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Panama Rocks Scenic Park, Niagara Jet Adventures, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

6
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Sandwich (Hoxie House, Heritage Museums & Gardens, & more) and Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, get answers to all your questions at Salt Pond Visitor Center, steep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boston road trip planning website .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Boston by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Boston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sandwich, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Nauset Beach, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Plymouth Rock
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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