Route & dates
18 days in United States Itinerary
Fly: 22h 15min
San Francisco— 2 nights
Fly + train: 4h 15min
Los Angeles— 2 nights
Drive: 2h 15min
San Diego— 2 nights
Fly: 4h 45min
San Antonio— Few hours
Fly + tram: 5h 45min
Miami— Few hours
tram + Fly: 4h 45min
Washington DC— 2 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
New York City— 5 nights
bus + Fly: 19h 15min
City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at China Beach and Marshall’s Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, and shop like a local with Union Square.
To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .
Mumbai, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Mumbai to San Francisco, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.
Things to do in San Francisco
City of Angels
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.On the 24th (Mon), admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .
You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Santa Monica State Beach
America's Finest City
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.On the 26th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove and then kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park.
To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego visit planner .
Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.
Things to do in San Diego
The Alamo City
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally take in the history at Mission Concepcion.
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Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Antonio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to San Antonio is 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.
Things to do in San Antonio
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): deepen your understanding at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road.
For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary planning website .
Getting from San Antonio to Miami by combination of flight and tram takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Miami. In September in Miami, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.
Things to do in Miami
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, then see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.
For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC route planning app .
You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Miami in September; daily highs in Washington DC reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.
Things to do in Washington DC
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.Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Central Park, explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine.
To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .
Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in New York City
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