8 days in San Diego Itinerary

8 days in San Diego Itinerary

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San Diego
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage (in Encinitas) and LEGOLAND California (in Carlsbad). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego travel planner .

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airports are San Diego International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Palm Springs International Airport. In January in San Diego, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Niederfrank's Ice Cream, LEGOLAND California, Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage
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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park
Balboa Park

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