6 days in San Francisco, Mill Valley & Monterey Itinerary

6 days in San Francisco, Mill Valley & Monterey Itinerary

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6 days in San Francisco, Mill Valley & Monterey Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Mill Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Miami

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning website .

Miami to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Miami in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the bus ride to Mill Valley.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

1
night
Mill Valley

Mill Valley ©
Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. On the 31st (Sat), hike along Dipsea Trail.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mill Valley day trip app .

Traveling by bus from San Francisco to Mill Valley takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Mill Valley to be little chillier, around 53°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Tennessee Valley Trailhead ©
Tennessee Valley Trailhead
Golden Gate View Point ©
Golden Gate View Point

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey road trip site .

You can drive from Mill Valley to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Mill Valley in September, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are little chillier, around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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