10 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

10 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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10 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Las Vegas

6
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood Sign, Venice Canals Walkway, and other attractions. Family-friendly places like Disney California Adventure Park and Venice Beach and Boardwalk will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, browse the different shops at The Grove, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and cruise along Mulholland Drive.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Las Vegas to Los Angeles is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, around 22°C, while days are colder, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Santa Monica Pier, Disney California Adventure Park
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Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter, La Jolla Shores Park, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Diego online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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