15 days in San Diego, Palm Springs & Los Angeles Itinerary

15 days in San Diego, Palm Springs & Los Angeles Itinerary

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15 days in San Diego, Palm Springs & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

4
nights
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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to San Diego is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in February, expect nights in San Diego to be a bit warmer, around 13°C, while days are much warmer, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

2
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. On the 4th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Fountain of Life, then take in breathtaking views at Indian Canyons, and finally stop by Brandini Toffee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Sunnylands and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Palm Springs trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Diego in March, you will find days in Palm Springs are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fountain of Life, Sunnylands, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Brandini Toffee ©
Brandini Toffee
Sunnylands ©
Sunnylands

7
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 9th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, admire all the interesting features of Staples Center, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online route planner .

Getting from Palm Springs to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Palm Springs in March: highs in Los Angeles hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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