4 days in San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

4 days in San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

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4 days in San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

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Newark to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In October, San Diego is somewhat warmer than Newark - with highs of 78°F and lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

2
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.
On the 6th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then get a taste of the local shopping with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then browse the different shops at The Grove, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles sightseeing app .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

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