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: Newcastle upon Tyne
train + Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Los Angeles, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder app .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in July, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) 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
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 3rd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco tour builder tool .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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