8 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Point Reyes National Seashore
— 1 night
Drive
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly

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Napa — 2 nights

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Get out of town with these interesting Napa side-trips: Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen), Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Ace It Bike Tours (in Windsor). There's more to do: bet on your favorite at Simraceway Performance Driving Center and make a trip to Sonoma Plaza.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Napa trip planning site.

Tampa to Napa is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Tampa to Napa. Traveling from Tampa in March, expect Napa to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Point Reyes National Seashore.
Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore — 1 night

On the 13th (Sun), hike along Point Reyes Hiking Trails and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Point Reyes Safaris.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Point Reyes National Seashore trip planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to Point Reyes National Seashore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Point Reyes National Seashore can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco journey builder.

You can drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to San Francisco in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Point Reyes National Seashore in March, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites