Route & dates
22 days in New York City & San Francisco Itinerary
Fly: 13h 30min
New York City— 10 nights
bus + Fly: 8h 45min
San Francisco— 10 nights
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.Visit Gateway National Recreation and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove) and The Amazing Olive (in Port Jefferson). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Quogue Wildlife Refuge, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, and immerse yourself in nature at Island Beach State Park.
For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online driving holiday planner .
Budapest, Hungary to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Budapest to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.
Things to do in New York City
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Ocean Grove Beach, Gateway National Recreation, The Amazing Olive, Bronx Zoo
City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.We've included these beaches for you: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and San Gregorio State Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Safari West. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: The Barlow (in Sebastopol), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .
Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in San Francisco
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Fort Ross State Historic Park, Marin Headlands, San Gregorio State Beach, The Barlow
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