14 days in Southern California Itinerary

14 days in Southern California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern California trip builder

Make it your trip
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Santa Barbara
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Santa Barbara

— 3 nights

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center. Step off the beaten path and head to Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Santa Barbara Sportfishing Charter. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, stop by Chocolate Maya, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Santa Barbara Zoo.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara trip planner.

Krakow, Poland to Santa Barbara is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Krakow to Santa Barbara. In July, daily temperatures in Santa Barbara can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Wildlife

San Diego

— 5 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Appreciate the collections at USS Midway Museum and Fleet Science Center. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Jolla Shores Park and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. There's much more to do: stroll through Windansea Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, see some colorful creatures with San Diego Scuba Guide, and walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego tour itinerary app.

You can fly from Santa Barbara to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Appreciate the collections at Petersen Automotive Museum and The Getty Center. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Broad and Madame Tussauds Hollywood. Pack the 27th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, shop like a local with The Grove, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip site.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites