13 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Los Angeles Itinerary

13 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Sydney

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 24th (Wed), do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle, thendo a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, thenlearn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, thendo a tasting at Inglenook, and finally do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Helena planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to St. Helena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in St. Helena to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Inglenook, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Wine Tours & Tastings
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VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle
Wine Tours & Tastings
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica Farmers Market (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Star Wars Launch Bay). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, get curious at California Science Center, examine the collection at GRAMMY Museum, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday app.

Traveling by flight from St. Helena to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from St. Helena in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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