8 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Shop till you drop at Montana Avenue and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Nicholas Canyon Beach (in Malibu) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, stop by Hollywood & Highland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site.

Toronto, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, you will find days in Los Angeles are much hotter (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Nicholas Canyon Beach
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. The adventure continues: make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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