4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

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4 days in California Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park. On your second day here, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip website .

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in January, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (59°F), and nights are warmer (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego online trip maker .

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Diego, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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