4 days in California Itinerary

4 days in California Itinerary

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4 days in California Itinerary

Start: San Diego
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San Diego
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: San Diego

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Diego online route planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Diego. In March, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 29th (Sun), experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the magic at Downtown Disney and then discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in March, expect nights in Anaheim to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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 Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip app.

Fly from Anaheim to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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