9 days in San Francisco, Oakland & Los Angeles Itinerary

9 days in San Francisco, Oakland & Los Angeles Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Oakland
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes University of California, Berkeley as well as Beer Tastings & Tours. On the 25th (Sat), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting and then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip tool.

Washington to San Francisco is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oakland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oakland

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Oakland journey planner.

Oakland is just a short distance from San Francisco. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Oakland

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Los Angeles

— 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes University of California San Diego, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, make a trip to Two Rodeo Drive, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Oakland to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Oakland in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 85°F and lows at 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips