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

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.
On the 9th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Africa and Beyond.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning app .

Vancouver, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Museums Beaches
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USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Africa and Beyond ©
Africa and Beyond

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then wander the streets of Montana Avenue, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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