15 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California sightseeing planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly
2
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Montana Avenue. Appreciate the collections at Griffith Observatory and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Malibu (Zuma Beach, Nicholas Canyon Beach, &more), Beverly Hills (Rodeo Drive & Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Santa Monica Farmers Market, &more). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles tour planning tool.

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. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 82°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
more
Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 28:

San Francisco — 7 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Tule Elk Preserve. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Venture out of the city with trips to Point Reyes Safaris (in Point Reyes Station), Napa (Hess Persson Estates & Hendry Ranch Wines) and Patz & Hall (in Sonoma). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, visit North Beach, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planning tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
more
Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 4: