8 days in Walnut Creek & Santa Fe Itinerary

8 days in Walnut Creek & Santa Fe Itinerary

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Walnut Creek
— 2 nights
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Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Las Vegas Municipal Airport, Drive to Santa Fe
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Santa Fe
— 5 nights
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Walnut Creek

— 2 nights
Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States, located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 16mi east of the city of Oakland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stop by See's Candies, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Diablo State Park, then admire the local landmark of Lizzie Fountain, and finally pick up some local products at Pleasanton Farmers' Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Walnut Creek trip builder site.

San Francisco to Walnut Creek is an approximately 1-hour car ride. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Walnut Creek, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 49°F. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Walnut Creek

Theme Parks · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 5 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bandelier National Monument and Loretto Chapel. For shopping fun, head to Keshi or Mark White Fine Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs) and Cochiti Pueblo (Canyon Trail & Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, browse for treasures at Traveler's Market, shop like a local with Monroe Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip builder app.

Explore your travel options from Walnut Creek to Santa Fe with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Walnut Creek in April, expect Santa Fe to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips