9 days in San Francisco, Calistoga & Los Angeles Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco, Calistoga & Los Angeles Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Calistoga
— 1 day
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Golden Gate Park, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, Alamo Square, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sat), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then get some fabulous bargains at San Francisco Premium Outlets, and then get great views at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at San Francisco City Hall, don't miss a visit to Alamo Square, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Ghirardelli Square, then go for a walk through Lombard Street, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning website.

Mexico City, Mexico to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mexico City to San Francisco. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 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 · Nightlife · Parks

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Calistoga

— 1 day
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 15th (Mon), do a tasting at Castello di Amorosa and then get a taste of the local shopping with Mumm Napa.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Calistoga trip site.

Drive from San Francisco to Calistoga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in April since evenings lows in Calistoga dip to 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 · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Calistoga in April, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.