5 days in San Francisco, Napa & San Jose Itinerary

5 days in San Francisco, Napa & San Jose Itinerary

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San Francisco
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Napa
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San Jose
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San Francisco
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San Francisco — 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Napa.
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Wineries · Tours
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Napa — 1 day

America's Wine Country

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 20th (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Napa online day trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Napa when traveling from San Francisco in October, with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Jose.
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San Jose — 1 night

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Computer History Museum, then take an unorthodox tour of Winchester Mystery House, then get engrossed in the history at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Center for Spiritual Enlightenment.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip planner.

Drive from Napa to San Jose in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Jose, with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 1 night

City by the Bay

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary maker site.

You can drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway.
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