7 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Hershey Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Hershey Itinerary

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7 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Hershey Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  12​h 15​min
3
Hershey
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
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 City Lights Booksellers. Step out of the city life by going to Twin Peaks and Muir Woods National Monument. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Exploratorium, admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park, and take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Francisco. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then trek along Scenic Road Walkway.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Monterey tour site .

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hershey.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

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nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Hersheypark. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, and then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hershey tour planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Monterey to Hershey in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Monterey in June; daily highs in Hershey reach 82°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gettysburg
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

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