9 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

9 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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9 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Heisler Park. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Mission San Juan Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: get lost in a book at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary maker app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Los Angeles is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Los Angeles. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Heisler Park
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4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Marin Headlands. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Stephen & Walker Winery in Healdsburg, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Marin Headlands
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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