31 days in New York City, Vancouver & San Francisco Itinerary

31 days in New York City, Vancouver & San Francisco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 11 nights
2
Vancouver
— 7 nights
3
San Francisco
— 11 nights

11
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Coney Island (in Brooklyn) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip maker app.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to New York City is minus 15 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Liberty State Park, Weehawken Recreation Pier, Gantry Plaza State Park, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

7
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock, Ecola State Park, &more), Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour (in North Plains) and Stub Stewart State Park (in Buxton). There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mount St. Helens, learn about all things military at Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead, contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, and examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vancouver sightseeing app.

Getting from New York City to Vancouver by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City to Vancouver, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Vancouver to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, The Dalles, Cascade Locks, Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour, Columbia River Highway
Highlights from your plan
Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour ©
Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

11
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to St. Helena (V. Sattui Winery, Beringer Vineyards, &more), Schramsberg Vineyards (in Calistoga) and Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides (in Yountville). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Sonoma Plaza, and do a tasting at Gracianna Winery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing planning website.

Fly from Vancouver to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

St. Helena, Healdsburg, Oxbow Public Market, Harvest Moon Winery, Sonoma Plaza
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Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides ©
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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