18 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

18 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 9 nights
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San Diego
— 7 nights

9
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at VJB Cellars and Point Reyes Lighthouse. The Marine Mammal Center and Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Tamalpais State Park (in Mill Valley), Rutherford (HALL Rutherford, Grgich Hills Estate, &more) and St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Pride Mountain Vineyards). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and expand your understanding of the military at Fort Point.

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New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Rutherford, Point Reyes National Seashore, St. Helena, Sausalito, San Jose
Highlights from your plan
VJB Cellars ©
VJB Cellars
Francis Ford Coppola Winery ©
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

7
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mormon Battalion Historic Site and Wilson Creek Winery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Old Town Model Railroad Depot and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Oceanside (Mission San Luis Rey, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more), Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach) and Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Coronado Dog Beach, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the history at Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, and get to know the fascinating history of San Diego Bay Walk.

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You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Oceanside, Temecula, Crystal Cove, Del Mar City Beach, Coronado Dog Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wilson Creek Winery ©
Wilson Creek Winery

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