7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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7 days in California Itinerary

Newcastle upon Tyne
train + Fly:  15​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Santa Monica
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  16​h
Newcastle upon Tyne

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at China Beach and Point Isabel. The adventure continues: get great views at Twin Peaks, wander the streets of Marina District, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and play a few rounds at Lincoln Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online route builder .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in September, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 27°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Point Isabel
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
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.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, then stroll through Children's Pool, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in San Diego reach 31°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

few
hours
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 18th (Tue), stroll through Santa Monica Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip itinerary tool .

Drive from San Diego to Santa Monica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and tram. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Diego in September since evenings lows in Santa Monica dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Venice Beach and Boardwalk
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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