10 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

10 days in Phoenix & Central Arizona & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Napa
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert), Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (in Scottsdale) and Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, let the kids burn off some steam at Desert Breeze Park, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

Make your Phoenix itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Phoenix is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from San Juan to Phoenix. Traveling from San Juan in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Phoenix, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Chandler, Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
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Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Phoenix to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be little chillier, around 12°C, while days are colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. George Spirits
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

2
nights
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Honig Vineyard & Winery, learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Napa trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Napa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Napa when traveling from San Francisco in April, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Honig Vineyard & Winery, Modus Operandi Cellars
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Honig Vineyard & Winery ©
Honig Vineyard & Winery

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