17 days in New Jersey, Texas & California Itinerary

17 days in New Jersey, Texas & California Itinerary

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17 days in New Jersey, Texas & California Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly:  26​h
Princeton
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
Hyderabad

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Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Princeton day trip app .

Hyderabad, India to Princeton is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Hyderabad to Princeton, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in January, expect Princeton to be colder, temps between 4°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Princeton

Museums
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Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

3
days
San Antonio

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.
San Antonio is known for shopping, museums, historic sites, theme parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along The San Antonio River Walk, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and stroll through San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Antonio day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Princeton to San Antonio in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Princeton in January, expect nights in San Antonio to be a bit warmer, around 5°C, while days are much warmer, around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo
The Alamo
Friedrich Park ©
Friedrich Park

3
days
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

3
days
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route planning site .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
days
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 shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, catch a ride on Cable Cars, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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