12 days in San Diego Itinerary

12 days in San Diego Itinerary

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12 days in San Diego Itinerary

Start: Denver
+2
train + foot + Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 11 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  4​h 15​min
End: Denver

11
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.
Get in touch with nature at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and South Carlsbad State Beach. You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Shores Park and Mission Beach Park. Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Carlsbad Village (in Carlsbad), Borrego Springs (Borrego Art Institute & Borrego Palm Canyon Nature Trail) and Temecula (Old Town Temecula & Wilson Creek Winery). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Point Loma, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planning app .

Denver to San Diego is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Denver in April: highs in San Diego hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Borrego Springs, Temecula, Ramona, Carlsbad, Mission San Juan Capistrano
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park ©
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

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