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

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

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

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Buenos Aires

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in June, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

3
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 explore and learn at USS Midway Museum and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. Attractions like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, learn more about the world around you at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Bodega Dunes. Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and San Pedro Valley Park (in Pacifica). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in San Francisco when traveling from San Diego in June, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Bodega Dunes, San Pedro Valley Park
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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