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

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

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

Start: Santiago
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Santiago

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge, The Castro, and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online day trip planner .

Santiago, Chile to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Santiago to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Angels Flight Railway, Griffith Observatory and Universal Studios Hollywood. Do your shopping at Third Street Promenade and Camarillo Premium Outlets. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes USS Midway Museum as well as Balboa Park. On the 28th (Sun), let little ones run wild at Balboa Park and then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego vacation planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Seaport Village ©
Seaport Village
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes de Young Museum as well as Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sausalito.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
de Young Museum ©
de Young Museum

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Moonlight State Beach and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center, and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planning app .

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, San Diego is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Moonlight State Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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