22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Newport Beach
— 11 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Laguna Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
End: Los Angeles

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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.
Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Third Street Promenade or Amoeba Music. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Santa Monica Mountains in Santa Monica--about 1h 10 min away. Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newport Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

11
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Newport Beach

City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Marina Park. Do your shopping at Fashion Island and Roger's Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport Beach: Long Beach Waterfront (in Long Beach) and Knott's Berry Farm (in Buena Park). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with South Coast Plaza, admire the natural beauty at Sherman Library & Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, and buy something for everyone on your list at Metro Pointe at South Coast.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Newport Beach road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Newport Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Newport Beach sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Long Beach Waterfront, Seal Beach, Knott's Berry Farm
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve ©
Seal Beach ©
Seal Beach

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Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. On the 8th (Thu), wander the streets of Old Town Temecula, then stop by Tom's Farms, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Irvine Spectrum Center and then immerse yourself in nature at Crystal Cove.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Laguna Beach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Laguna Beach is just a short distance from Newport Beach. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tom's Farms, Old Town Temecula, Irvine Spectrum Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
1,000 Steps Beach ©
1,000 Steps Beach

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Cabrillo Tide Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): browse the different shops at Coronado Ferry Landing, then shop like a local with Spanish Village Art Center, and then stroll through San Diego Zoo.

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Getting from Laguna Beach to San Diego by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in San Diego sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trip

Coronado Ferry Landing
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo Tide Pools ©
Cabrillo Tide Pools
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Visiting Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple and Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to The Grove or Montana Avenue. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Farmers Market). Explore Los Angeles further: take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, and identify plant and animal life at Ballona Wetlands.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills
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Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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