10 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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10 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello di Amorosa and Alcatraz Island. Do some cultural sightseeing at California State Railroad Museum and California Academy of Sciences. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Limantour Beach (in Point Reyes National Seashore). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary builder website .

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

California State Railroad Museum, San Gregorio State Beach, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa, Limantour Beach
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California State Railroad Museum ©

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carpinteria State Beach and Laguna Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica), Laguna Beach (Pacific Marine Mammal Center & Crystal Cove) and Mission San Buenaventura (in Ventura). There's much more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 83°F and lows reach 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Laguna Beach, Carpinteria State Beach, Mission San Buenaventura
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Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach

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