7 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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7 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Fish Camp
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
San Jose
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
4
Mill Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Calistoga
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

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night
Fish Camp

Fish Camp ©
Fish Camp is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows and then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Fish Camp vacation maker site .

Los Angeles to Fish Camp is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Fish Camp reach 68°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Fish Camp

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 16th (Sat), hike along Limekiln Trail, stroll around Martial Cottle Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Jose online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fish Camp to San Jose takes 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Limekiln Trail
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Martial Cottle Park ©
Martial Cottle Park
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral ©
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

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 17th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Jose to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In November in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Mill Valley.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 19th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Mount Tamalpais State Park, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument, and then make a trip to Lytton Square.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mill Valley road trip app .

Traveling by bus from San Francisco to Mill Valley takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Mill Valley, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Nature Parks
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Mount Tamalpais State Park ©
Mount Tamalpais State Park

1
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Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, then do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Calistoga journey planner.

Getting from Mill Valley to Calistoga by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries

Side Trips

St. Helena, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery

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