7 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Santa Barbara Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Santa Barbara Itinerary

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Sausalito
— 3 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 3 nights
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Sausalito

Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California. Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, take some stellar pictures from Battery Spencer, get interesting insight from Tours, and immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sausalito driving holiday tool.

Atlanta to Sausalito is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In August, Sausalito is a bit cooler than Atlanta - with highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Sausalito

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 10th (Mon), make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo, then learn more about the world around you at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Barbara itinerary planning app.

Getting from Sausalito to Santa Barbara by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks