24 days in Southern California Itinerary

24 days in Southern California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern California sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive
2
Riverside
— 3 nights
Drive
3
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly
4
Santa Barbara
— 5 nights
Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Rajkot

S M T W T F S
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15

Los Angeles

— 7 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route builder app.

Rajkot, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from Rajkot to Los Angeles. Traveling from Rajkot in December, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Riverside.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks

Riverside

— 3 nights
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area. Riverside is known for museums, parks, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside National Cemetery, admire the striking features of Mission Inn Museum, examine the collection at Phenix Technology, Inc. Firefighter History Museum, and walk around Mount Rubidoux Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Riverside sightseeing tool.

Drive from Los Angeles to Riverside in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Riverside, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Riverside

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

San Diego

— 6 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Riverside to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Riverside in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

Santa Barbara

— 5 nights

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Santa Barbara Zoo, take in the exciting artwork at Santa Barbara Art Glass, and admire the masterpieces at Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from San Diego to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Diego in January since evenings lows in Santa Barbara dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks