5 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Cancun Itinerary

5 days in San Francisco Bay Area & Cancun Itinerary

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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Cancun, Mexico
— 1 night
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San Francisco, United States

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and visit Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In December, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can fly to Cancun.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Cancun, Mexico

— 1 night
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Interactive Aquarium and then browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Tortugas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cancun trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Cancun in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Cancun, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in Cancun hover around 82°F and lows are around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
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