15 days in San Diego, Oahu & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in San Diego, Oahu & San Francisco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Diego
— 4 nights
2
Honolulu
— 4 nights
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Disney California Adventure Park and Balboa Park will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego online driving holiday planner.

New York City to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disney California Adventure Park
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

4
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Pupukea Beach Park, Sunset Beach Park, &more). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Diamond Head State Monument, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, and pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu day trip planner.

Fly from San Diego to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in May, with highs in Honolulu at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °F and lows are around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Aftel Archive of Curious Scents
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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