11 days in San Francisco, Anaheim & San Diego Itinerary

11 days in San Francisco, Anaheim & San Diego Itinerary

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11 days in San Francisco, Anaheim & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and China Beach. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Downtown Disney and have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Anaheim by combination of subway, flight, and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Anaheim to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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.
Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in September, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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