4 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

4 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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4 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online vacation planner .

San Francisco to Los Angeles is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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