5 days in San Francisco, San Jose & Monterey Itinerary

5 days in San Francisco, San Jose & Monterey Itinerary

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Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
2
San Jose
— Few hours
Drive
3
Monterey
— 3 nights
Fly

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip website.

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 58°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

few
hours
San Jose

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Jose trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. In September, daytime highs in San Jose are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to Monterey.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Venture Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, then learn about winemaking at Caraccioli Cellars, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Monterey trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Jose to Monterey by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Jose in September: highs in Monterey hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips