31 days in New York City & San Diego Itinerary

31 days in New York City & San Diego Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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New York City
— 21 nights
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San Diego
— 8 nights
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New York City

— 21 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step out of the city life by going to Speed Boats Tours and Ponquogue Beach. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Cloverdale Farm County Park (in Barnegat) and Coney Island (in Brooklyn). There's much more to do: stroll around Central Park, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City journey tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Diego

— 8 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Marston House Museum and Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Cove and Cabrillo Tide Pools. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Stonewall Peak Trail (in Descanso). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see some colorful creatures with San Diego Scuba Guide, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and stroll through Coronado Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego driving holiday planning site.

Fly from New York City to San Diego in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Diego. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips