17 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

17 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 8 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Exeter

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and Cable Car Museum. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga), Modus Operandi Cellars (in St. Helena) and Mumm Napa (in Rutherford). There's lots more to do: trek along Lands End, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Exeter, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Exeter to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

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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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and The Broad. Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo), Newport Beach (Newport Beach & Castaways Park) and Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, and buy something for everyone on your list at Universal CityWalk Hollywood.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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