7 days in San Francisco & Atlanta Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco & Atlanta Itinerary

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7 days in San Francisco & Atlanta Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  7​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Charlotte

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, browse the different shops at Ghirardelli Square, and take a stroll around Civic Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Charlotte to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park, then look for gifts at Buford Highway Farmers Market, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Your Dekalb Farmers Market, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Holy Spirit.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Atlanta takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Atlanta reach 88°F and lows reach 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trips

Your Dekalb Farmers Market, Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Buford Highway Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Monastery of the Holy Spirit ©
Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Buford Highway Farmers Market ©
Buford Highway Farmers Market

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