6 days in San Francisco & Phoenix Itinerary

6 days in San Francisco & Phoenix Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

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 16th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge and then hike along Lands End. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder app.

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Phoenix

— 3 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Explore hidden gems such as Musical Instrument Museum and McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Let the collections at Phoenix Art Museum and Heard Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain, get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and explore the striking landscape at Hole in the Rock.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Phoenix trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Phoenix. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: highs in Phoenix hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 69°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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