7 days in San Francisco, Half Moon Bay & Los Angeles Itinerary

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San Francisco
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Half Moon Bay
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San Francisco
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Half Moon Bay
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San Francisco
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Half Moon Bay
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge. On the 4th (Sun), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip tool.

Seattle to San Francisco is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 56°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Half Moon Bay.
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Half Moon Bay — 1 night

Half Moon Bay is a coastal city in San Mateo County, California, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Half Moon Bay State Beach. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay State Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Half Moon Bay online vacation planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Half Moon Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and taxi. In October, Half Moon Bay is a bit cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

Your day by day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder tool.

Getting from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and subway. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Half Moon Bay in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Half Moon Bay.
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Half Moon Bay — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Half Moon Bay State Beach. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay State Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Half Moon Bay tour itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of train and bus from San Francisco to Half Moon Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Half Moon Bay reach 66°F and lows reach 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

Your day by day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner.

Drive from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and subway. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Half Moon Bay - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Half Moon Bay.
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Half Moon Bay — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Half Moon Bay State Beach. On the 6th (Tue), kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay State Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Half Moon Bay trip planner.

Take a bus from San Francisco to Half Moon Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Half Moon Bay to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

You've now added Golden Gate Bridge to your itinerary. On the 7th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and subway. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Half Moon Bay - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 1 night

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.
You've now added Santa Monica Pier to your itinerary. On the 7th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 82°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

Golden Gate Bridge has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 56°F. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 1 night

City of Angels

You've now added Santa Monica Pier to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 82°F and lows about 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

Golden Gate Bridge has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco attractions website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.
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Historic Sites
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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Santa Monica Pier has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site.

Take a bus from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 82°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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