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: Nashville
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Nashville

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Breakwater, stroll through Point Lobos, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Monterey journey app .

Nashville to Monterey is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in August; daily highs in Monterey reach 70°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Point Lobos
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Breakwater ©
Breakwater

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Kids will appreciate attractions like California Academy of Sciences and Japanese Tea Garden. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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