8 days in Oakland, San Francisco & Eureka Itinerary

8 days in Oakland, San Francisco & Eureka Itinerary

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8 days in Oakland, San Francisco & Eureka Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Oakland
— Few hours
bus:  15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Eureka
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Boston

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Oakland

Oakland ©
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Oakland online sightseeing planner .

Boston to Oakland is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to Oakland. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to San Francisco.
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University of California, Berkeley ©
Sather Tower ©
Sather Tower

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

San Francisco is very close to Oakland. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Eureka.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Change things up with these side-trips from Eureka: Redwood National Park (in Redwood National Park) and Trees of Mystery (in Klamath). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Avenue of the Giants, do a tasting at Clendenen's Cider Works, admire all the interesting features of Redwood Highway, and admire the landmark architecture of Carson Mansion.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Eureka trip itinerary planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Eureka by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Eureka, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Clendenen's Cider Works, Redwood National Park, Trees of Mystery, Avenue of the Giants
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Avenue of the Giants ©
Avenue of the Giants
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery

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