8 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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8 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Hollywood Forever Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Nicholas Canyon Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Santa Monica Mountains). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Los Angeles. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Nicholas Canyon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Union Square, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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