7 days in California Itinerary

7 days in California Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Boston

2
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 Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and walk around Crissy Field.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planner.

Boston to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Boston in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Downtown Disney and then find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Anaheim trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Anaheim to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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