8 days in Denver, San Francisco & Sonoma County Itinerary

8 days in Denver, San Francisco & Sonoma County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Denver
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
3
Sonoma
— 2 nights
4
Guerneville
— 1 night

2
nights
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Denver Art Museum. Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum and Denver Botanic Gardens will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Idaho Springs (River Rafting & Tubing & Summit Lake Park). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol, catch a live event at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, and explore and take pictures at Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Denver. In June, daytime highs in Denver are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Idaho Springs, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 20th (Thu), get great views at Twin Peaks, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, thenadmire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco vacation website.

You can fly from Denver to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Denver, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sonoma.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
nights
Sonoma

Sonoma ©
Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa, and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Goosecross Cellars, thenlearn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, thenlearn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sonoma sightseeing planning site.

Drive from San Francisco to Sonoma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Sonoma, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Guerneville.

Things to do in Sonoma

Wineries Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

St. Helena, Napa, Robert Mondavi Winery, Castello di Amorosa, Goosecross Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum
Balloon Rides

1
night
Guerneville

Guerneville ©
Guerneville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, United States. On the 24th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and then learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Guerneville trip planner.

You can drive from Sonoma to Guerneville in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guerneville

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Gracianna Winery
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

Similar Plans

10 days in Denver & Whitewater BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: May, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM MEXICO August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 9 days in California BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO August, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular sights Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular sights Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans