31 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

31 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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San Francisco
— 11 nights
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New York City
— 18 nights
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San Francisco

— 11 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Zen Center. Step off the beaten path and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Lands End. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Slide Ranch (in Muir Beach), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey planning website.

Valdivia, Chile to San Francisco is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Valdivia to San Francisco, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Valdivia, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 18 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Get outdoors at Bushkill Falls and Shinnecock East County Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Philadelphia (Philadelphia Museum of Art, Liberty Bell Center, &more), Bryn Athyn Cathedral (in Bryn Athyn) and Riis Beach (in Far Rockaway). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and kick back and relax at Cupsogue Beach County Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips