2 days in California & New York City Itinerary

2 days in California & New York City Itinerary

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2 days in California & New York City Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
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San Francisco
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
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New York City
— 1 day
End: New York City

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks
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Washington Square ©
Washington Square
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -5°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

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