10 days in San Diego & Detroit Itinerary

10 days in San Diego & Detroit Itinerary

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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Detroit
— 4 nights
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San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Cove and Civic Center Park. BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Ruth Mayer Gallery (in Laguna Beach), Christ Cathedral (in Garden Grove) and Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego tour itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to San Diego. In June, daytime highs in San Diego are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Detroit

— 4 nights

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant and Motown Museum. Visit Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Alden Dow Home and Studio for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Detroit: Snook's Dream Cars (in Bowling Green), Perrysburg (Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield & The 577 Foundation) and Port Clinton Lighthouse (in Port Clinton). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, take in nature's colorful creations at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Detroit Cultural Center Historic District.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Detroit online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Detroit takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Detroit, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips