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

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

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

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
You've now added San Diego Zoo to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through San Diego Zoo and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary website .

Toronto, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Toronto to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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 a sense of the local culture at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Montana Avenue. Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, shop like a local with Annenberg Space for Photography, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Union Square and Civic Center. Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, make a trip to Nob Hill, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco planning app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in June, with highs in San Francisco at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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