31 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

31 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock San Francisco Bay Area trip planner

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Healdsburg
— 5 nights
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 4 nights
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Napa
— 6 nights
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Pacific Grove
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 10 nights
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Healdsburg

— 5 nights
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Explore Healdsburg's surroundings by going to Calistoga (Vincent Arroyo Winery & Sharpsteen Museum), Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). There's more to do: do a tasting at Stephen & Walker Winery and head outdoors with Ace It Bike Tours.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Healdsburg road trip site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Healdsburg is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Zurich to Healdsburg. Traveling from Zurich in March, expect Healdsburg to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Point Reyes National Seashore

— 4 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Point Reyes National Seashore side-trips: Martin Griffin Preserve (in Stinson Beach), Santa Rosa (Hanna Winery & Harvest Moon Winery) and Bolinas (Bolinas Museum & Bolinas Lagoon).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Point Reyes National Seashore itinerary planner.

Getting from Healdsburg to Point Reyes National Seashore by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Point Reyes National Seashore are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Napa.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Napa

— 6 nights

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.
Explore Napa's surroundings by going to Benziger Family Winery (in Glen Ellen), Santa Rosa (Charles M. Schulz Museum & Snoopy's Home Ice) and Simraceway Performance Driving Center (in Sonoma). Dedicate the 12th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, don't miss a visit to Sonoma Barracks, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Francisco Solano, and walk around Sonoma Plaza.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Napa tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to Napa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Napa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to fly to Pacific Grove.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pacific Grove

— 4 nights
Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California in the United States. Step out of Pacific Grove to go to Pescadero and see Ano Nuevo Elephant Seal Tours, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links, kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, and see the interesting displays at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pacific Grove trip planning app.

You can fly from Napa to Pacific Grove in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Pacific Grove

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Golf

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 10 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Lawrence Hall of Science (in Berkeley) and Oakland California Temple (in Oakland). Dedicate the 26th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Pacific Grove to San Francisco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips