6 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

6 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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6 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: San Jose
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San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: San Jose

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nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get curious at Children's Discovery Museum, then see the interesting displays at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Municipal Rose Garden, and finally make a trip to Center for Spiritual Enlightenment. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Tech Museum of Innovation, then steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Jose trip builder website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Jose. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. You will leave for San Francisco on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in San Jose

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Children's Discovery Museum ©
Children's Discovery Museum
Municipal Rose Garden ©
Municipal Rose Garden
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum ©
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

3
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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and look for gifts at Exploratorium.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip builder .

Drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Jose in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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