60 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

60 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

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60 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20​h
1
San Francisco
— 29 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 27 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

29
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Union Square and Alcatraz Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. City Lights Booksellers and Twin Peaks will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio), Sonoma (Sonoma Valley & Sonoma Coast State Beach) and Benziger Family Winery (in Glen Ellen). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

St. Helena, Healdsburg, Sonoma, Napa, Oakville
Find places to stay Jun 3 — Jul 2:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

27
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Head to Fifth Avenue and The Strand Bookstorefor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Tiles For America are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove), Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue) and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley). There's still lots to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and explore and take pictures at Central Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ocean Grove Beach, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Fire Island National Seashore
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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