3 days in Monterey & San Francisco Itinerary

3 days in Monterey & San Francisco Itinerary

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3 days in Monterey & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  12​h
1
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Beaverton

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 25th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then trek along Point Lobos, and then admire the striking features of San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip planning site .

Phoenix to Monterey is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Monterey, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: high temperatures in Monterey hover around 68°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Carmel
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 26th (Wed), examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker app .

Getting from Monterey to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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