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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Beverly Hills (Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Mulholland Drive, &more), Malibu (Surfrider Beach, Nicholas Canyon Beach, &more) and Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Bergamot Station). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Montana Avenue, shop like a local with The Grove, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Washington DC to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 82°F and lows at 62°F. On the 16th (Fri), 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Mumm Napa and Musee Mecanique. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars & VGS Chateau Potelle) and Napa (Paraduxx Winery, Judd's Hill MicroCrush, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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