15 days in Seattle, Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

15 days in Seattle, Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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15 days in Seattle, Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Shop till you drop at Pike Place Market and The Elliott Bay Book Company. Attractions like Space Needle and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, and meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary builder website .

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

6
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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Hermosa Beach and see Hermosa Beach Pier, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, stop by Amoeba Music, and pause for some photo ops at Watts Towers.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Seattle to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Bring the kids along to La Jolla Cove and SeaWorld San Diego. We've included these beaches for you: Mission Beach Park and Children's Pool. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, stroll through Sunset Cliffs, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planning website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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