36 days in San Francisco & New York City Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 15 nights
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New York City
— 18 nights
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San Francisco — 15 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Napa (Oxbow Public Market, Judd's Hill MicroCrush, &more), Cliff Lede Vineyards (in Yountville) and Healdsburg (Sapphire Hill Winery, Gracianna Winery, &more). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, learn the secrets of beer at Ace It Bike Tours, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in October, plan for slightly colder nights in San Francisco, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 18 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Venture out of the city with trips to Abma's Farm (in Wyckoff) and Philadelphia (Betsy Ross House, Society Hill, &more). The adventure continues: walk around Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to New York City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get little chillier in New York City: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Sun).
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