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

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

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Runyon Canyon Park, Griffith Observatory, Bradbury Building, and other attractions you added. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough 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
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): try out the rides at SeaWorld San Diego and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and then enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in San Diego, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can 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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Twin Peaks and Computer History Museum. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through SoMa, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip maker .

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in San Francisco, with lows of 13°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Computer History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
SoMa ©
SoMa

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