29 days in San Diego & Pittsburgh Itinerary

29 days in San Diego & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
San Diego
— 21 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
2
Pittsburgh
— 7 nights
End: Pittsburgh

21
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas), Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside) and Anaheim (Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Anaheim Packing District, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning website.

Pittsburgh to San Diego is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in June: highs in San Diego hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 64°F. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Encinitas, Coronado, Oceanside Pier, Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

7
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Explore Pittsburgh's surroundings by going to Buttermilk Falls Park (in Beaver Falls), Youngstown (The Butler Institute of American Art, Fellows Riverside Gardens, &more) and Fallingwater (in Mill Run). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, take an in-depth tour of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Anthony Chapel, and get your game on at LumberjAxes.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from San Diego to Pittsburgh in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Pittsburgh are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Youngstown, Noble J Dick Aquatorium, Buttermilk Falls Park, Bayernhof Museum, Fallingwater
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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