14 days in Vancouver & San Diego Itinerary

14 days in Vancouver & San Diego Itinerary

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14 days in Vancouver & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Drive:  18​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 7 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Explore Vancouver's surroundings by going to Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum (in The Dalles), Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (in Mosier). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery, and look for gifts at Bronze Coast Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Vancouver. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get slightly colder in Vancouver: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Multnomah Falls, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Multnomah Falls
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Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

7
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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Vancouver to San Diego in 18.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in April, with highs in San Diego at 25°C and lows at 17°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Coronado Public Library, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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