13 days in San Francisco, San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

13 days in San Francisco, San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

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13 days in San Francisco, San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

San Francisco
San Francisco
— 2 nights
car:  2​h 30​min
San Diego
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Los Angeles

2
days
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 18th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Francisco. In January in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
San Francisco Botanical Garden ©
San Francisco Botanical Garden

8
days
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.
You've now added Fishing Charters & Tours to your itinerary. Attractions like La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. You'll get in some beach time at Mission Beach Park and La Jolla Shores Park. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, approximately 42 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, indulge your taste buds at Niederfrank's, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Diego, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Niederfrank's, San Diego Zoo Safari Park
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

2
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Santa Monica Pier has been added to your itinerary. On the 28th (Mon), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in January, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 30th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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