31 days in Boston & San Francisco Itinerary

31 days in Boston & San Francisco Itinerary

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31 days in Boston & San Francisco Itinerary

Boston
Boston
— 15 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 15 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
Boston

16
days
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Bring the kids along to Museum of Fine Arts and Brookline Booksmith. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Provincetown (Provincetown Public Library, Long Point, & more), Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens) and Plymouth (Brewster Gardens & Plymouth Rock). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, take an in-depth tour of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, admire the majestic nature at Walden Pond State Reservation, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Boston. In March, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Concord, Cambridge, Sandwich, Plymouth
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts

14
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), Montara State Beach (in Montara) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Fort Funston National Park, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in March, with highs in San Francisco at 64°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Montara State Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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