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

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

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Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
End: Los Angeles

3
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.
You've added Runyon Canyon Park, Griffith Observatory, Bradbury Building, and other attractions to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes SeaWorld San Diego as well as Balboa Park. On the 18th (Sat), meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and then enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Cable Car Museum and Computer History Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and SoMa. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online holiday planner.

Fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Francisco when traveling from San Diego in May, with lows around 13°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Computer History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SoMa ©
SoMa

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