4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

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4 days in California Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

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 4th (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
On the 6th (Sat), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Diego online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 68°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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