12 days in Huntington Beach, Monterey & San Francisco Itinerary

12 days in Huntington Beach, Monterey & San Francisco Itinerary

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Huntington Beach
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Change things up with these side-trips from Huntington Beach: Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Pier, &more), Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and The Getty Villa (in Malibu). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Huntington Beach Pier and enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Huntington Beach tour itinerary website.

New York City to Huntington Beach is an approximately 45-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Huntington Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Huntington Beach to be slightly colder, temps between 80°F and 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Monterey tour builder site.

Drive from Huntington Beach to Monterey in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Huntington Beach in July; daily highs in Monterey reach 69°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, catch a live event at Oracle Park, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and take a memorable tour with RocketBoat.

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You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 57°F. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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