13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
New York City

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.
On the 26th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Central Park. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, then don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City tour planner.

San Francisco to New York City is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and get curious at Exploratorium.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday builder website .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County as well as Santa Monica Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Diego journey tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

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