9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Calistoga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Boston

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.
Aero Club Bar has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), get a taste of local nightlife at Aero Club Bar.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Diego online trip itinerary builder .

Boston to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 68°F. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toSanta Barbara.

Things to do in San Diego

Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Aero Club Bar ©
Aero Club Bar

2
nights
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Los Padres National Forest has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Los Padres National Forest.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara tour planner.

Getting from San Diego to Santa Barbara by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Diego in September since evenings lows in Santa Barbara dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Big Sur.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Los Padres National Forest
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Los Padres National Forest ©
Los Padres National Forest

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Sur online holiday planner .

Getting from Santa Barbara to Big Sur by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. When traveling from Santa Barbara in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Big Sur, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. On the 18th (Wed), you're off toCalistoga.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
nights
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 18th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Reverie Winery.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Calistoga day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Calistoga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, subway, and bus. While traveling from Big Sur, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Calistoga, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Tedeschi Family Winery ©
Tedeschi Family Winery
Venge Vineyards ©
Venge Vineyards

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning tool .

Drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Calistoga in September, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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