11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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11 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Cancun
Fly:  9​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Cancun

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Strawberry Hill make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Nob Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Cancun, Mexico to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. While traveling from Cancun, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
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.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Playa Del Rey Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Oak Canyon Nature Center and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Royal Palms State Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center

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