11 days in Los Angeles, San Diego County & San Francisco Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles, San Diego County & San Francisco Itinerary

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11 days in Los Angeles, San Diego County & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Cairo

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Montana Avenue, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary app .

Cairo, Egypt to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Cairo to Los Angeles. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairo in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
On the 25th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then stroll through La Jolla Cove.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. April in San Diego sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and City Lights Booksellers. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through The Castro, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip maker .

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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