30 days in San Jose & New York City Itinerary

30 days in San Jose & New York City Itinerary

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30 days in San Jose & New York City Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  1​h
1
San Jose
— 15 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 13 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

15
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Point Lobos and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose: Monterey (Monterey Bay, Del Monte Beach, & more), Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery (in Capitola) and Carmel (Del Mar Beach, Carmel Beach Boardwalk, & more). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, take in the architecture and design of Stanford University, and cruise along West Cliff Drive.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Jose route planner .

San Francisco to San Jose is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In September in San Jose, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Santa Cruz, Big Sur
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

13
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and The Met Cloisters. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Charles Point (in Peekskill), Bronx (Yankee Stadium & New York Botanical Garden) and Hyde Park (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, & more). There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and wander the streets of Greenwich Village.

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Traveling by flight from San Jose to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from San Jose in September since evenings lows in New York City dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Hyde Park, Bronx, Charles Point, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
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Food Tours
Photography Tours
Speed Boats Tours

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