5 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

5 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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5 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 23rd (Mon), learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, then do a tasting at Gracianna Winery, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Helena trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in St. Helena are a bit warmer (84°F), and nights are a bit cooler (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in St. Helena

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Side Trips

Napa, Healdsburg, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

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