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San Francisco to Vacaville via El Cerrito

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

San Francisco to Vacaville road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from San Francisco to Vacaville. If you're planning a road trip to Vacaville, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in San Francisco
drive for about 29 minutes

10:29 am  Berkeley
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:29 am
drive for about 12 minutes

11:41 am  El Cerrito
eat at Chez Panisse
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:41 pm
drive for about 12 minutes

12:54 pm  Pinole
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:54 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

2:11 pm  Vallejo
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:11 pm
drive for about 23 minutes

3:33 pm  Jelly Belly Factory
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:33 pm
drive for about 18 minutes

4:52 pm  arrive in Vacaville

driving ≈ 2 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Berkeley  (35 answers)
    Alcatraz  (85 mentions)
    Fisherman's Wharf  (82 mentions)
    San Francisco Chinatown  (62 mentions)
    Ferry Building  (55 mentions)
    Pier 39  (30 mentions)
    restaurants around Berkeley:
        Tony’s Pizza Napoletana
        Kokkari Estiatorio
        Slanted Door
        R & G Lounge
    hotels around Berkeley:
        Hotel Vitale
        Palace Hotel
        Omni Hotel San Francisco
        Le Méridien San Francisco
    questions about Berkeley:
        Five February days in Berkeley, what is there to do?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Berkeley?
        Nicer restaurants around UC Berkeley

El Cerrito  (3 answers)
    Lake Merritt  (16 mentions)
    Angel Island  (13 mentions)
    UC Berkeley  (8 mentions)
    Angel Island  (6 mentions)
    Tilden Regional Park  (6 mentions)
    restaurants around El Cerrito:
        Chez Panisse
        Arinell Pizza Inc
        Cheese Board Bakery & Cheese
        Sam's Anchor Cafe
        The Trappist

    Tilden Regional Park  (6 mentions)
    Berkeley Rose Garden  (2 mentions)
    Grizzly Peak Park  (2 mentions)
    Vallejo Ferry Terminal  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Pinole:
        Chez Panisse
        Cheese Board Bakery & Cheese
        Cheese Board Pizza
        Corso Trattoria

Vallejo  (4 answers)
    Vallejo Ferry Terminal  (2 mentions)

Jelly Belly Factory  (3 mentions)

What are some things to do in Vacaville?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Vacaville.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Vacaville to San Francisco drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from San Francisco to Vacaville. Or get a full San Francisco to Vacaville flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know San Francisco well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about San Francisco!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 55 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 9 minutes
630 San Francisco travel answers
35 Berkeley travel answers
3 El Cerrito travel answers
4 Vallejo travel answers
4 Vacaville travel answers


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