15 days in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara & San Francisco Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Santa Barbara
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles

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 Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita and Old Pasadena. Head to City Hall and Vroman's Bookstorefor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Laguna Beach (Table Rock Beach, Victoria Beach, &more), Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Torrance Beach (in Redondo Beach). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Angels, tour the pleasant surroundings at Redondo Beach, and admire the striking features of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles driving holiday planning tool.

Warsaw, Poland to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Warsaw to Los Angeles. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Thousand Steps Beach, then do a tasting at Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room, then do a tasting at Jaffurs Wine Cellars, and finally stroll through East Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Santa Barbara to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wineries
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Haight-Ashbury or Canton Bazaar. Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Point and Silver Oak Cellars. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Swanson Vineyards Salon (in Rutherford), Sonoma (Buena Vista Winery, Sonoma Valley, &more) and Napa (Sequoia Grove Winery, Robert Biale Vineyards, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Miramar Beach, get engrossed in the history at Wells Fargo Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Promenade.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning app.

Fly from Santa Barbara to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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