4 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

4 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

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4 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

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

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

Boston to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to San Francisco. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Boston in August, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Sausalito.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Battery Spencer, Golden Gate View Point
Highlights from your plan
Nob Hill ©
Nob Hill
Battery Spencer ©
Battery Spencer
Golden Gate View Point ©
Golden Gate View Point

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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 28th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rosary Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego road trip site .

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in August since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 68°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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