10 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
San Diego
— 5 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Robert Mondavi Winery (in Oakville). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, get great views at Twin Peaks, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Castello di Amorosa, Robert Mondavi Winery, Marin Headlands
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San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

5
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Coronado Beach and Pacific Beach. Get outdoors at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Coronado Island. There's much more to do: stroll through Point Loma, steep yourself in history at Mormon Battalion Historic Site, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Diego travel route app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coronado
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Pacific Beach ©
Pacific Beach

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