8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip builder .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. In February, San Francisco is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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