12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Long Beach, The High Line, Flaming Saddles Saloon, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and Algonquin Hotel. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel and step off the mainland to explore Roosevelt Island.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary builder.

Toronto, Canada to New York City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in March; daily highs in New York City reach 12°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nightlife Nature

Side Trip

Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Times Square ©
Times Square
St. Paul's Chapel ©
St. Paul's Chapel

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Point Loma, Fashion Valley and Balboa Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Oceanside Pier. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage in Encinitas, approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego holiday planner.

Getting from New York City to San Diego by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in San Diego reach 22°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Oceanside Pier, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Wharf and Alcatraz Island. Palace of Fine Arts Theatre and California Academy of Sciences will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Twin Peaks, take a stroll through Union Square, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Diego in March, San Francisco is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

Similar Plans

14 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, kids, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, kids, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM CANADA August, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans