15 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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Los Angeles — 6 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.
For shopping fun, head to Annenberg Community Beach House or Revolver Gallery. Get outdoors at Zuma Beach and Nicholas Canyon Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Malibu (El Pescador State Beach & Malibu Lagoon State Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles journey 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 when traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. In July, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 8 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. Alcatraz Island and Musee Mecanique are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Pech Merle Winery (in Geyserville), Santa Rosa (Paradise Ridge Winery & Safari West) and Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Stephen & Walker Winery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Exploratorium, stop by Chinatown, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning tool.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.
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