6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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6 days in California Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
subway + Fly + bus:  4​h
Santa Monica
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  13​h 45​min
London

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder tool .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from London in March, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Monica.

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Union Square ©
Union Square
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then make a trip to Montana Avenue. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica holiday builder website .

Do a combination of subway, flight, and bus from San Francisco to Santa Monica in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Los Angeles
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Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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