7 days in San Francisco & Cabo San Lucas Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco & Cabo San Lucas Itinerary

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San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
— 2 nights
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San Francisco, United States

— 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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker.

San Jose to San Francisco is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a subway. When traveling from San Jose in September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

— 2 nights
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Step out of Cabo San Lucas to go to San Jose del Cabo and see Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Luke, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take a pleasant ride with Cuadra San Francisco.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Cabo San Lucas by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mexican Pacific Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In September, Cabo San Lucas is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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