11 days in Berkeley & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Berkeley & San Francisco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California planner

Make it your trip
Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Berkeley
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Berkeley
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly

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Berkeley

— 4 nights
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California. Kids will appreciate attractions like Petaluma Seed Bank and Safari West. Explore Berkeley's surroundings by going to Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen), Sonoma (Sonoma Plaza & Sonoma Barracks) and Howarth Park (in Santa Rosa). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, make a trip to Oakland California Temple, get curious at Lawrence Hall of Science, and stroll through Tule Elk Preserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Berkeley visit app.

Arcata to Berkeley is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Arcata in August, you will find days in Berkeley are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Berkeley

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Green Gulch Farm (in Muir Beach) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Coit Tower, visit SoMa, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker.

San Francisco is very close to Berkeley. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips