56 days in Berkeley & San Francisco Itinerary

56 days in Berkeley & San Francisco Itinerary

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56 days in Berkeley & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Subway:  30​min
1
Berkeley
— 2 nights
Subway:  30​min
2
San Francisco
— 53 nights
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Berkeley

Berkeley ©
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Artesa Vineyards & Winery and then kick back and relax at Crown Memorial State Beach. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Berkeley travel planner.

San Francisco to Berkeley is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a subway; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Berkeley are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Berkeley

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, Crown Memorial State Beach, Artesa Vineyards & Winery
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53
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at California Academy of Sciences and Cable Car Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to San Gregorio State Beach and Limantour Beach. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Pescadero (Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach & Bean Hollow State Beach), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek). Dedicate the 12th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Bodega Head, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, explore the engaging exhibits at The Exploratorium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip generator.

San Francisco is just a short distance from Berkeley. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Half Moon Bay, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Jenner
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California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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