34 days in New York City & San Francisco Itinerary

34 days in New York City & San Francisco Itinerary

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34 days in New York City & San Francisco Itinerary

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

29
nights
New York City

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing (in Old Bridge). On the 20th (Thu), spend a day ambling around Riverside Park. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, make a trip to Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To see reviews and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in January: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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