10 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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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.
Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and Griffith Observatory. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to San Diego (Spanish Village Art Center & Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 6th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip website.

Washington to Los Angeles is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 69°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Charles M. Schulz Museum (in Santa Rosa), Prager Winery & Port Works (in St. Helena) and Mumm Napa (in Rutherford). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Exploratorium, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, wander the streets of Union Square, and learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive back home.
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