10 days in San Diego County, Los Angeles County & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

10 days in San Diego County, Los Angeles County & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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10 days in San Diego County, Los Angeles County & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  7​h
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip maker .

Boston to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to San Diego is minus 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, make a trip to Lombard Street, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning website .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 59°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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