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

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

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

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Tomales Bay State Park make great kid-friendly stops. Relax by the water at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Montara State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards, Tudal Winery, & more), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Point Reyes Seashore National Park (in Point Reyes Station). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Castello di Amorosa, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning site .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

St. Helena, Marin Headlands, Safari West, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. We've included these beaches for you: Santa Monica Beach and Santa Monica Bay. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland 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.
Kids will enjoy Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Carlsbad State Beach. Explore hidden gems such as La Jolla Shores Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove and enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego online attractions planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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