22 days in California Itinerary

22 days in California Itinerary

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Huntington Beach
— 3 nights
2
Carlsbad
— 1 day
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
4
Anaheim
— 3 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 9 nights

3
nights
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Escape the urban bustle at Huntington Dog Beach and Corona Del Mar State Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Huntington Beach Pier and Treasure Island Beach. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bolsa Chica State Beach, identify plant and animal life at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, grab your bike and head to Orange County Coast, and browse the collection at Huntington Beach Central Library.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Huntington Beach vacation planning site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Huntington Beach is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Huntington Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Huntington Beach, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Treasure Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bolsa Chica State Beach ©
Bolsa Chica State Beach
Huntington Dog Beach ©
Huntington Dog Beach
Corona Del Mar State Beach ©
Corona Del Mar State Beach

1
day
Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum of Making Music, enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach, then kick back and relax at Harbor Beach, and finally examine the collection at Oceanside Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Carlsbad road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Huntington Beach to Carlsbad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Carlsbad can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Oceanside
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Harbor Beach ©
Harbor Beach
Museum of Making Music ©
Museum of Making Music

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.
Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Shores Park and Pacific Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at USS Midway Museum and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, approximately Escondido away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach, and pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Diego holiday planner.

You can drive from Carlsbad to San Diego in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

9
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Battleship USS Iowa Museum and The Nethercutt Collection. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Manhattan Beach and The Broad. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Torrance Art Museum (in Torrance), Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). Pack the 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, engage your brain at California Science Center, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica, Torrance Art Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
The Nethercutt Collection ©
The Nethercutt Collection
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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