13 days in Newport Beach & San Francisco Itinerary

13 days in Newport Beach & San Francisco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  12 h 15 min
1
Newport Beach
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h
End: Newark

4
nights
Newport Beach

Newport Beach ©
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Newport Beach side-trips: The Hide Drogher (in Dana Point), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Temecula). The adventure continues: partake in some friendly competition at ClueHoo, get interesting insight from Tours, appreciate the history behind The Ben Carlson Memorial Statue, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Newport Beach trip planning website.

Newark to Newport Beach is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and tram; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Newport Beach, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Newport Beach when traveling from Newark in September, with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier, The Hide Drogher, Manhattan Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Crescent Bay Point Park ©
Crescent Bay Point Park
Wine Tours & Tastings
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Newport Beach to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Newport Beach in September, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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