9 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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9 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Las Vegas

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero, shop like a local with Union Square, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Head to Montana Avenue and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Two Rodeo Drive (in Beverly Hills), Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Pack the 15th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Amoeba Music, browse the different shops at The Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

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Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

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