14 days in San Diego & Houston Itinerary

14 days in San Diego & Houston Itinerary

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14 days in San Diego & Houston Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Houston
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

6
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.
Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Annie's Canyon Trail (in Solana Beach) and LEGOLAND California (in Carlsbad). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, stroll through La Jolla Cove, contemplate the waterfront views at Cabrillo Tide Pools, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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New York City to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Annie's Canyon Trail, LEGOLAND California
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

6
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Splashway Waterpark in Sheridan (about 1h 45 min away). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Houston, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Houston Zoo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Houston trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Houston in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Houston due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in June, with highs in Houston at 92°F and lows at 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Splashway Waterpark
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The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Splashway Waterpark ©
Splashway Waterpark
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

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