8 days in New York City & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in New York City & San Francisco Itinerary

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8 days in New York City & San Francisco Itinerary

Oslo
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  13​h 30​min
Oslo

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

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Oslo, Norway to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Oslo to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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