5 days in Palo Alto & San Francisco Itinerary

5 days in Palo Alto & San Francisco Itinerary

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5 days in Palo Alto & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Fortaleza
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Palo Alto
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Fortaleza

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day
Palo Alto

Palo Alto ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stanford Memorial Church, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Stanford University, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Palo Alto trip planner .

Fortaleza, Brazil to Palo Alto is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Fortaleza to Palo Alto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fortaleza in March, you will find days in Palo Alto are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Palo Alto

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tall Trees Grove
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Stanford Memorial Church ©
Stanford Memorial Church
Stanford University ©
Stanford University

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palo Alto to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in San Francisco are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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