8 days in Houston, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Houston, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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1
Houston
— 2 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Get in touch with nature at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and Boy Scouts Wood Sanctuary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and Columbia Historical Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Houston: Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center (in Baytown) and Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary (in High Island).

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Houston. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Houston

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

High Island, Columbia Historical Museum, Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge ©
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary ©
Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Los Angeles. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, wander the streets of Union Square, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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