4 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

4 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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4 days in San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  11​h
End: New York City

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San Francisco

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San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online itinerary planner .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in February, with highs in San Francisco at 62°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stop by The Cheese Shop, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery by the Sea Carmel, view the masterpieces at Steven Whyte's Sculpture Studio and Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Carmel Art Association, then explore the activities along Monterey Bay, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market.

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Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in February, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

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