11 days in San Francisco & Calistoga Itinerary

11 days in San Francisco & Calistoga Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Calistoga
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
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San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Nob Hill, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

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Washington to San Francisco is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington in July, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Calistoga

— 5 nights
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
You've added Robert Mondavi Winery, Castello di Amorosa, Mumm Napa, and other attractions to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Golden Gate Bridge (in San Francisco) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Domaine Carneros, delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest, and stroll through Bothe-Napa State Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Calistoga online trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Calistoga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Calistoga are a bit warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online itinerary planner.

Getting from Calistoga to San Francisco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Calistoga in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.