11 days in San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

11 days in San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

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11 days in San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth
+2
train + bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
End: Bournemouth

4
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.
USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Pack the 8th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, and browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip maker .

Bournemouth, UK to San Diego is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bournemouth in July since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. For shopping fun, head to Santa Monica Farmers Market or Montana Avenue. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online driving holiday planner .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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