8 days in Mill Valley, San Francisco & Petaluma Itinerary

8 days in Mill Valley, San Francisco & Petaluma Itinerary

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8 days in Mill Valley, San Francisco & Petaluma Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly + bus:  9​h
1
Mill Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Petaluma
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Mill Valley

Mill Valley ©
Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): kick back and relax at Muir Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Stinson Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Old Mill Park. On your second day here, look for gifts at Book Passage, admire the architecture and history at Church of Saint Raphael / Mission San Rafael Arcangel, and then indulge your taste buds at Marin County Farmers' Market--San Rafael.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Mill Valley day trip website

Roanoke to Mill Valley is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Roanoke to Mill Valley. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Roanoke in June, with highs in Mill Valley at 79°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mill Valley

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

San Rafael, Stinson Beach, Book Passage, Muir Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Mill Park ©
Old Mill Park
Mission San Rafael Arcangel ©
Mission San Rafael Arcangel
Book Passage ©
Book Passage

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge as well as Union Square. On the 20th (Wed), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner

San Francisco is very close to Mill Valley. When traveling from Mill Valley in June, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Petaluma.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

5
nights
Petaluma

Petaluma ©
Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County, California, United States, 32mi north of San Francisco. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Ross State Historic Park and Jack London State Historic Park. Inglenook and V. Sattui are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Petaluma: Oakville (Robert Mondavi Winery & Oakville Grocery), Mumm Napa (in Rutherford) and St. Helena (Beringer Vineyards & Dean & DeLuca). Dedicate the 26th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: stop by Seed Bank, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Francisco Solano, learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery, and don't miss a visit to Vella Cheese Company of California.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Petaluma planner

You can drive from San Francisco to Petaluma in an hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in June since evenings lows in Petaluma dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Petaluma

#Wineries, #Tours, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sonoma, Oakville, Glen Ellen, Rutherford
Highlights from your plan
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
Inglenook ©
Inglenook
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery

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