8 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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8 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Napa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Plattsburgh

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Exploratorium. Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Chinatown, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planner.

Plattsburgh to San Francisco is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Plattsburgh to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Plattsburgh in September, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

3
nights
Napa

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Domaine Carneros, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then stop by Oxbow Public Market.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Napa holiday builder website .

Drive from San Francisco to Napa in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Napa when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 51°F. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market
Balloon Rides

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