9 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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Carmel
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Carmel tour site.

Washington DC to Carmel is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for colder days in Carmel, with highs around 69°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Point Lobos
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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.
Bring the kids along to Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and stroll around Crissy Field.

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Traveling by car from Carmel to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Science Museum
Exploratorium
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

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