8 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Eureka Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Eureka Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California planner

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Helena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eureka
— 2 nights
Fly

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San Francisco

— 2 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Francisco. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

St. Helena

— 3 nights

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Take a break from St. Helena with a short trip to Sonoma Barracks in Sonoma, about 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 16th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. It doesn't end there: do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle and enjoy unforgettable views with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Helena trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in St. Helena: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Eureka.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eureka

— 2 nights
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Redwood Highway, then go on a hair-raising tour with Old Town Haunted History Ghost Tours, and then cruise along Humboldt Redwoods State Park. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some jogging in at Hikshari Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Camel Rock, then examine the collection at Trinidad Museum, and finally do a tasting at Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Eureka travel planner.

You can drive from St. Helena to Eureka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from St. Helena in October, plan for slightly colder days in Eureka, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips