37 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

37 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Francisco
— 10 nights
Drive
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 5 nights
Drive
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Healdsburg
— 7 nights
Drive
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Napa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Carmel
— 7 nights
Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Tashkent

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San Francisco — 10 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 8th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Tashkent, Uzbekistan to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tashkent to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.
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Point Reyes National Seashore — 5 nights

Point Reyes National Seashore is known for historic sites, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Point Reyes Safaris, do a tasting at Heidrun Meadery, hike along Tomales Point Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wittenberg.

Start your trip to Point Reyes National Seashore by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from San Francisco to Point Reyes National Seashore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Point Reyes National Seashore, with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Healdsburg.
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Healdsburg — 7 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Healdsburg: Calistoga (Sharpsteen Museum & Spas), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery and sample some tasty brews at Ace It Bike Tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Healdsburg online route planner.

You can drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to Healdsburg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Healdsburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Napa.
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Napa — 6 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Napa side-trips: Schramsberg Vineyards (in Calistoga), Santa Rosa (Safari West, Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery, &more) and St. Helena (VGS Chateau Potelle & Prager Winery & Port Works). Dedicate the 1st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Francisco Solano, stroll through Sonoma Valley, and don't miss a visit to Sonoma Plaza.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Napa trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Healdsburg to Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Napa, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Carmel.
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Carmel — 7 nights

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Step out of Carmel with an excursion to Swanton Berry Farm in Davenport--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel day trip app.

You can fly from Napa to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in June, you will find days in Carmel are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). On the 8th (Wed), you're off to home.
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