11 days in California & Houston Itinerary

11 days in California & Houston Itinerary

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11 days in California & Houston Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online driving holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Traveling from New Delhi to San Francisco, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in February, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 6th (Wed), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Getty Center, then partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at White Oak Bayou Trail, stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial).

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Houston tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Houston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Houston. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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