7 days in San Francisco & Santa Rosa Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco & Santa Rosa Itinerary

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7 days in San Francisco & Santa Rosa Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Santa Rosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes International Art Museum of America, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Aquarium of the Bay, and other attractions you added. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castello di Amorosa and Williams Selyem Winery. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Francisco. In December, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nightlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Muir Woods National Monument, Williams Selyem Winery
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

3
nights
Santa Rosa

Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Safari West. On the 19th (Wed), sample the fine beverages at Spirit Works Distillery, identify plant and animal life at Safari West, and then do a tasting at Vincent Arroyo Winery. On the next day, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Santa Rosa trip maker app .

You can drive from San Francisco to Santa Rosa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Rosa, with lows of 36°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Vincent Arroyo Winery, Wine Tours & Tastings, Williamson Wines Tasting Room, Spirit Works Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Safari West ©
Safari West
Williamson Wines Tasting Room ©
Williamson Wines Tasting Room

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