8 days in California & New York City Itinerary

8 days in California & New York City Itinerary

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8 days in California & New York City Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly:  22​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
Hyderabad

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planning website .

Hyderabad, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. When traveling from Hyderabad in December, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stroll through Mission Beach Park and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Diego road trip 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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Times Square and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building and then explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to New York City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Diego in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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