5 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

5 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Monterey Bay and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Monarch Grove Sanctuary.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monterey trip planner.

Detroit to Monterey is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Monterey is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Detroit in November, expect Monterey to be somewhat warmer, temps between 65°F and 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa, then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Vine Cliff Winery Tasting Room.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel site.

Getting from Monterey to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In November in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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