9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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9 days in California Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

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.
On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to San Diego is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Juan in May: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 25°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

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
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 31st (Fri), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip app .

You can fly from Anaheim to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Anaheim in June, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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