4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

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4 days in California Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
San Diego
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Newark

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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 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary planning tool .

Newark to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in October, things will get a bit warmer in San Diego: highs are around 78°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 6th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos State Reserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Monterey online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Monterey takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Diego in October; daily highs in Monterey reach 70°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Carmel
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Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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