17 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Oklahoma City Itinerary

17 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Oklahoma City Itinerary

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17 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Oklahoma City Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Oklahoma City
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Auckland

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.
Do your shopping at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Amoeba Music. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Third Street Promenade). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, browse the different shops at The Grove, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. Traveling from Auckland in December, Los Angeles is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Africa and Beyond. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gaslamp Quarter and Spanish Village Art Center. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, and examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in San Diego sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

5
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Get some cultural insight at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Head to The Rink Antique Gallery and Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma Cityfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum (in Arcadia), Stafford Air & Space Museum (in Weatherford) and Tulsa (Gilcrease Museum & Philbrook Museum of Art). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Museum of Osteology, take in nature's colorful creations at Myriad Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, and admire all the interesting features of Chesapeake Energy Arena.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Oklahoma City trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Oklahoma City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Oklahoma City is 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in December, you will find days in Oklahoma City are slightly colder (12°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tulsa, Stafford Air & Space Museum, The Rink Antique Gallery, Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stafford Air & Space Museum ©
Stafford Air & Space Museum
Museum of Osteology ©
Museum of Osteology

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