9 days in San Francisco, Calistoga & Los Angeles Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco, Calistoga & Los Angeles Itinerary

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9 days in San Francisco, Calistoga & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  8​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Calistoga
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Mexico City

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Golden Gate Park, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, Alamo Square, and other attractions. On the 13th (Sat), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then get some fabulous bargains at San Francisco Premium Outlets, and then admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at San Francisco City Hall, don't miss a visit to Alamo Square, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker .

Mexico City, Mexico to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Mexico City to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, San Francisco is slightly colder than Mexico City - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

San Francisco Premium Outlets
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 15th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa and then view the masterpieces at Mumm Napa.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Calistoga road trip planning app .

Drive from San Francisco to Calistoga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Calistoga, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Mumm Napa
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Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Calistoga to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Calistoga in April since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 12°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Tours

4
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.
You've added Citadel Outlets, Hollywood Sign, TCL Chinese Theatres, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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