6 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

6 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

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6 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

2
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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to San Francisco. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in New York City at 80°F and lows at 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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