15 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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Los Angeles — 7 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.
Head to Annenberg Community Beach House and Two Rodeo Drivefor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Malibu (Nicholas Canyon Beach, Zuma Beach, &more), Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Point Mugu Missile Park (in Port Hueneme). And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at Paley Center for Media, and explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planner.

Washington DC to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 83°F and lows about 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 7 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Sonoma Coast Vineyards (in Bodega Bay), Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Sonoma Zipline Adventures (in Occidental). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, stop by City Lights Booksellers, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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