6 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Huntington Beach Itinerary

6 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Huntington Beach Itinerary

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6 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Huntington Beach Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Huntington Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
End: Los Angeles

2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes The Getty Center, All Day LA, Griffith Observatory, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Getty Center and then squeeze the most out of the city with All Day LA.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In November in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach Pier, Corona Del Mar State Beach
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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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 added La Jolla Cove, Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Museum of Art, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see what you want with Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego, explore the world behind art at San Diego Museum of Art, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Embarcadero, then appreciate the extensive heritage of San Diego Bay Walk, and finally shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, then get a new perspective on things with Sail Liberty, and finally stroll around La Jolla Cove.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in San Diego are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in San Diego

Tours Parks Fun & Games
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Sail Liberty ©
Sail Liberty
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse

few
hours
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Huntington Beach route planning app .

You can drive from San Diego to Huntington Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Huntington Beach sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
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