6 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

6 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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6 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Houston

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Musee Mecanique and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ghirardelli Square. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Union Square, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

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Houston to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Houston to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in March, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 65°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Thu), examine the collection at The Getty Center, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then stop by Hollywood & Highland, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Los Angeles hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Grove ©
The Grove

2
nights
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 13th (Fri): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool, then examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and then view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center.

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Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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