20 days in San Francisco, Texas & Delaware Itinerary

20 days in San Francisco, Texas & Delaware Itinerary

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20 days in San Francisco, Texas & Delaware Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  9​h 30​min
Lewes
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Manchester

8
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, take a stroll through Union Square, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. August in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Safari West, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Ferry Building Marketplace
Union Square

4
days
Austin

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Let the collections at Bullock Texas State History Museum and Harry Ransom Center capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: Jacob's Well Natural Area (in Wimberley) and Hamilton Pool Preserve (in Dripping Springs). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Austin Nature & Science Center, get great views at Mount Bonnell, and explore and take pictures at University of Texas at Austin.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Austin custom trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Austin in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Austin are much warmer (45°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Hamilton Pool Preserve, Jacob's Well Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Harry Ransom Center

3
days
San Antonio

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
The Alamo and Guenther House will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at The San Antonio River Walk and Shops at Rivercenter. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Blue Star Contemporary, and play a few rounds at Palmer Course at La Cantera.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Antonio itinerary maker.

Getting from Austin to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lewes.

Things to do in San Antonio

Outdoors Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo
McNay Art Museum

2
days
Lewes

Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. On the 29th (Wed), examine the collection at Air Mobility Command Museum and then stroll through Cape Henlopen State Park. Keep things going the next day: indulge your taste buds at Eating Rehoboth, then kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach, and then look for gifts at Browseabout Books.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lewes itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from San Antonio to Lewes in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Lewes. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in August; daily highs in Lewes reach 35°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Air Mobility Command Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cape Henlopen State Park
Air Mobility Command Museum
Rehoboth Beach

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