4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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4 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Indianapolis

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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 18th (Thu): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco planning website .

Indianapolis to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Indianapolis in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City road trip app .

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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