20 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

20 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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20 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
bus + Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
New York City
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  23​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 21st (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website .

Manila, Philippines to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Manila to San Francisco, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Manila in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

7
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire all the interesting features of Staples Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City online day trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in New York City at 16°C and lows at 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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