5 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

5 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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5 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip tool .

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. June in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at de Young Museum, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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