31 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

31 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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Monterey
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 9 nights
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 5 nights
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Healdsburg
— 6 nights
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Yountville
— 6 nights

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Monterey: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton) and Mount Hermon Adventures (in Mount Hermon). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, trek along Scenic Road Walkway, cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and find your balance on the water with Monterey Bay Kayaks.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

London, UK to Monterey is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Monterey due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Mount Hermon Adventures ©
Mount Hermon Adventures

9
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 48 minutes away. Dedicate the 10th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco journey maker.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
nights
Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Point Reyes National Seashore: Napa (Wine Tours & Tastings, The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, &more), Calistoga (Schramsberg Vineyards & Sharpsteen Museum) and Santa Rosa (Up & Away Ballooning & Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery).

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Point Reyes National Seashore trip app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Point Reyes National Seashore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, Point Reyes National Seashore is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Point Reyes Safaris ©
Point Reyes Safaris
Wine Tours & Tastings
Up & Away Ballooning ©
Up & Away Ballooning

6
nights
Healdsburg

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Healdsburg side-trips: Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma), Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). Dedicate the 20th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's more to do: do a tasting at Gracianna Winery.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Healdsburg trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to Healdsburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Healdsburg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yountville.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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Yountville

Yountville ©
Named after the man responsible for establishing Napa Valley's first vineyard, Yountville is a destination for foodies.
Get out of town with these interesting Yountville side-trips: Benziger Family Winery (in Glen Ellen) and Highway 12 Vineyards & Winery (in Sonoma). There's still lots to do: soar above the sights with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, and take in the history at Mission San Francisco Solano.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yountville travel planner.

Getting from Healdsburg to Yountville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In October, daytime highs in Yountville are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yountville

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides ©
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides
VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle

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