10 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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Los Angeles — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
USS Midway Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: San Diego (San Diego Model Railroad Museum & Timken Museum of Art) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, have fun and explore at Travel Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planning app.

Washington to Los Angeles is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Washington to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Washington in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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San Francisco — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are little chillier, around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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