6 days in California Itinerary

6 days in California Itinerary

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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Diego
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route planning app.

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 moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In November, San Francisco is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planning site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Los Angeles hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. November in San Diego sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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