7 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

7 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

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7 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  4​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Seattle

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Fort Funston National Park and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve for some beach relaxation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Seattle to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in November, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 64°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, take in breathtaking views at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, and stroll through Black's Beach.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in San Diego at 73°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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