5 days in San Francisco & Napa Itinerary

5 days in San Francisco & Napa Itinerary

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5 days in San Francisco & Napa Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: San Francisco

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Exploratorium and de Young Museum. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Francisco. In March, daytime highs in San Francisco are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Beaches
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): view the masterpieces at Mumm Napa, see the interesting displays at Sharpsteen Museum, then learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Berryessa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument, then kick back and relax at Stinson Beach, and then shop like a local with Quent Cordair Fine Art.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Napa trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Napa in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Napa, with lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Napa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mumm Napa, V. Sattui Winery, Sharpsteen Museum, Muir Woods National Monument, Stinson Beach
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Lake Berryessa ©
Lake Berryessa
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Sharpsteen Museum ©
Sharpsteen Museum

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