19 days in San Francisco, New York City & Santa Monica Itinerary

19 days in San Francisco, New York City & Santa Monica Itinerary

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19 days in San Francisco, New York City & Santa Monica Itinerary

Kerang
Travel:  120​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Travel:  132​h
Kerang

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, then steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Kerang, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 120-hour travel. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Kerang to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will leave for New York City on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

3
days
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Gateway National Recreation and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, look for gifts at Kalustyan's, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History

1
day
Santa Monica

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 26th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Manhattan Beach, then look for gifts at Bergamot Station, and then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica vacation trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Santa Monica by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Santa Monica, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get little chillier in Santa Monica: highs are around 27°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Beach
Manhattan Beach
Bergamot Station

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