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

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

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

Start: Barranquilla
Fly:  14​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Barranquilla

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, get curious at California Science Center, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route planner .

Barranquilla, Colombia to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Barranquilla to Los Angeles. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Barranquilla in March: highs in Los Angeles hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, and browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in March, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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