23 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

23 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

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23 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 11 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 9 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

11
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. Let the collections at Exploratorium and de Young Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, & more), Schramsberg Vineyards (in Calistoga) and Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach (in Pescadero). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Twin Peaks, stroll through Fort Funston National Park, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Helena, Schramsberg Vineyards, Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach, Gray Whale Cove State Beach
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Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

9
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Federal Hall are in your itinerary. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Belmar Beach (in Belmar). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Belmar Beach, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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