13 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

13 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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13 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Beijing

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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.
To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday maker site .

Beijing, China to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Beijing to Los Angeles, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beijing in December, expect Los Angeles to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. You'll set off for San Diego on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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 LEGOLAND California, La Jolla Shores Park, Gaslamp Quarter, and other attractions. Bring the kids along to Balboa Park and Children's Pool. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove and stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego travel planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

LEGOLAND California
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

7
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Camarillo Premium Outlets. Kids will enjoy Griffith Observatory and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. See even more of Los Angeles: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder site .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Camarillo Premium Outlets, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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