8 days in San Francisco & Elk Grove Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco & Elk Grove Itinerary

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8 days in San Francisco & Elk Grove Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Elk Grove
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Boston

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Crissy Field. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker site .

Boston to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to San Francisco. In August, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Boston - with highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Elk Grove.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

1
night
Elk Grove

Elk Grove ©
Elk Grove is a city in Sacramento County, California, located just south of the state capital of Sacramento. For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Elk Grove day trip tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Elk Grove by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Elk Grove, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Elk Grove

Outdoors Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Aerospace Museum of California, Lodi Lake Park
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Lodi Lake Park ©
Lodi Lake Park
Aerospace Museum of California ©
Aerospace Museum of California

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