8 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

8 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

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8 days in San Francisco & San Diego Itinerary

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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Fishing Charters & Tours make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Crissy Field.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum and then get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip site .

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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