11 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
2
San Diego
— 5 nights

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (The VOID & Disneyland Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, have fun and explore at Travel Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles journey app.

Seattle to Los Angeles is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Seattle in July, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
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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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park for some beach relaxation. USS Midway Museum and Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and stroll through Children's Pool.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego online tour builder.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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