8 days in Houston, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Houston, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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Houston
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Houston

— 2 nights

Bayou City

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 Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center. 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: High Island (Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary & Boy Scouts Wood Sanctuary).

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 74°F in March, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

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 5 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 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

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 Union Square. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, engage your brain at Exploratorium, get great views at Twin Peaks, and stop by 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 3 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 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods