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: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes San Diego Air & Space Museum, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Gaslamp Quarter, and other attractions.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to San Diego is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Santo Domingo to San Diego is minus 4 hours. In June, San Diego is slightly colder than Santo Domingo - with highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego Air & Space 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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Pack the 22nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip app .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and then get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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