10 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & West Hollywood Itinerary

10 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & West Hollywood Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
3
West Hollywood
— 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Monica State Beach and Mission San Juan Capistrano. We've included these beaches for you: Crystal Cove and Main Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Newport Beach (Balboa Island Museum & Historical Society & Newport Beach). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, explore the world behind art at The Broad, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, Los Angeles is slightly colder at night with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Norton Simon Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Jolla Shores Park and Windansea Beach. Visit Del Mar City Beach and Coronado Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Encinitas (Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens & Moonlight State Beach). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Beach, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender, and step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (77°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Encinitas, Coronado, Del Mar City Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Windansea Beach ©
Windansea Beach
Del Mar City Beach ©
Del Mar City Beach

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West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): cruise along Mulholland Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Las Tunas Beach, then examine the collection at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, and finally take in the waterfront at Manhattan Beach Pier. On your second day here, revel in the low prices at Camarillo Premium Outlets, get lost in a book at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and then kick back and relax at Carbon Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our West Hollywood online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to West Hollywood takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 65°F. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Malibu, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Manhattan Beach Pier, Mulholland Drive
Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Carbon Beach
Carbon Beach

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