Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Santa Cruz to Sacramento. If you're planning a road trip to Sacramento, 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.
10:00 am start in Santa Cruz
drive for about 1.5 hours
driving ≈ 3 hours
San Francisco (655 answers)
Golden Gate Bridge (130 mentions)
Golden Gate Park (112 mentions)
Alcatraz (85 mentions)
Fisherman's Wharf (82 mentions)
Union Square (79 mentions)
restaurants around San Francisco:
Swan Oyster Depot
Tony’s Pizza Napoletana
hotels around San Francisco:
Top of the Mark
The Fairmont San Francisco
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
questions about San Francisco:
Best seafood restaurant in S.F.?
What are the top 5 can't miss tourist attractions in S.F.?
What is your favorite restaurant in San Francisco?
Best activities for kids
Best views in San Francisco?
Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Ella Dining Room & Bar, which was mentioned 3 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
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