8 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Calistoga
— 1 night
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Sacramento
— 1 night

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Union Square, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online tour planner.

Washington DC to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
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Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 16th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Charles Krug Winery, then soar above the sights with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, and finally do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Calistoga trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Calistoga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Calistoga, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in Calistoga

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Winery / Vineyard
Charles Krug Winery
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Sacramento

Sacramento

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): trek along Stevens Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sacramento trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Calistoga to Sacramento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Calistoga in August, with highs in Sacramento at 91°F and lows at 60°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

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