16 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

16 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
3
San Diego
— 4 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and walk around Crissy Field.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Hyderabad, India to San Francisco is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In April, San Francisco is cooler than Hyderabad - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Star Wars Launch Bay, Disney California Adventure Park, &more) and Shotgun House (in Santa Monica). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and USS Midway Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, snap pictures at Coronado Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Diego day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay May 4 — 8:
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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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