29 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

29 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

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29 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 13 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 14 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: London

San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and de Young Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Pride Mountain Vineyards), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Miramar Beach (in Half Moon Bay). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco visit site .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Beaches

Side Trips

St. Helena, Wine Tours & Tastings, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Schramsberg Vineyards, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
Popular historic sites such as Gateway National Recreation and Governors Island National Monument are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Ponquogue Beach and Jones Beach State Park. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Jenkinson's Boardwalk (in Point Pleasant Beach), Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Sandy Hook, Belmar Beach, Bronx Zoo, Fire Island National Seashore, Jones Beach State Park
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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