15 days in San Diego, Phoenix & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in San Diego, Phoenix & San Francisco Itinerary

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15 days in San Diego, Phoenix & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  19​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 7 nights
subway + Fly:  16​h
End: Vilnius


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.
Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Diego driving holiday website .

Vilnius, Lithuania to San Diego is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Vilnius in July, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, then explore and take pictures at Chase Field, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Phoenix tour site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Phoenix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Phoenix hover around 48°C, while lows dip to 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Chase Field ©
Chase Field

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Fly from Phoenix to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Phoenix to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in July, expect San Francisco to be much colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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