5 days in San Francisco & Stanford Itinerary

5 days in San Francisco & Stanford Itinerary

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5 days in San Francisco & Stanford Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Stanford
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Dallas

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Marin Headlands and Twin Peaks. Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, examine the collection at de Young Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, and steep yourself in history at Fort Point.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco attractions site .

Dallas to San Francisco is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Dallas to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in July, things will get much colder in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Stanford.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
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San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

1
night
Stanford

Stanford ©
Stanford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Clara County, California, United States and is the home of Stanford University. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll around Huddart Park/Skyline Loop, then examine the collection at Anderson Collection at Stanford University, and then immerse yourself in nature at Portola Redwoods State Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanford itinerary planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Stanford by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Stanford are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stanford

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Huddart Park/Skyline Loop, Portola Redwoods State Park
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Portola Redwoods State Park ©
Portola Redwoods State Park

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