10 days in San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

10 days in San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

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10 days in San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  8​h
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Pittsburgh


4
nights
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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve. Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Moonlight Beach State Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego itinerary planner .

Pittsburgh to San Diego is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to San Diego due to the time zone difference. August in San Diego sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Moonlight Beach State Park
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Union Square, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco route planning app .

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Diego in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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