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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Annenberg Community Beach House and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Escape the urban bustle at Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: The Getty Villa (in Malibu), Rodeo Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Oxnard Beach Park (in Oxnard). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, stroll through Santa Monica Bay, and browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles day 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 difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 66°F in Los Angeles. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly 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.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Sonoma Zipline Adventures. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena), Sonoma Coast Vineyards (in Bodega Bay) and Napa (Robert Biale Vineyards, Hess Persson Estates, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning site.

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 September, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
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