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

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

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

Start: New York City
Fly:  7​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
San Jose
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: New York City

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Full House House as well as Palace of Fine Arts Theatre. On the 14th (Mon), wander the streets of Union Square, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Full House House, then catch a live performance at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally stroll through Golden Gate Park.

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New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
You've added Intel Corp and Museum, Winchester Mystery House, Apple Park Visitor Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 16th (Wed), make a trip to Google Android Lawn Statues, explore the galleries of Intel Corp and Museum, admire the striking features of San Jose City Hall, then examine the collection at The Tech Museum of Innovation, then delve into the mystery of Winchester Mystery House, and finally don't miss a visit to Apple Park Visitor Center.

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You can drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in San Jose are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Google Android Lawn Statues, Apple Park Visitor Center, Intel Corp and Museum
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The Tech Museum of Innovation ©
The Tech Museum of Innovation
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Google Android Lawn Statues ©
Google Android Lawn Statues

2
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Rodeo Drive, Sunset Boulevard, Universal Studios Hollywood, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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You can fly from San Jose to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Jose in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 70°F and lows reach 49°F. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Pier
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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